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NSPC is the premier UK institution teaching and developing the existential approach to the helping professions. NSPC has always welcomed overseas students and nearly half of our students are international.  NSPC  provides much of its teaching via blended learning in intensive blocks, as well as on a weekly basis. We pioneered online teaching in 2000, and all of our courses now have online elements, with some of our courses provided totally online.

We run courses in counselling psychology, existential psychotherapy and counselling, psychotherapy studies, existential and humanist pastoral care, existential coaching, diversity studies, and autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

  • DProf Existential Psychotherapy & Counselling

    Award
    DProf
    Duration
    4 - 7 Years (Part Time)
    Study modes
    Intensive Study
    Saturday Weekly
    Wednesday - Weekly
    This is a joint Middlesex University and NSPC programme, leading to a Doctorate in Psychotherapy and Counselling by Professional Studies with a specialisation in existential ...
  • DCPsych in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy

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    DCPsych
    Duration
    4 - 7 Years (Part Time)
    Study modes
    Intensive Study
    Saturday Weekly
    Wednesday - Weekly
    This is a joint Middlesex University and NSPC programme, leading to a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy with a specialization in existential counselling ...
  • MSc in Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions

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    MSc
    Study mode
    Online
    An online course exploring autism, ADHD and other neurodevelopmental conditions, and supporting students to undertake research in neurodivergence.
  • MA in Existential Coaching

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    MA
    Study mode
    Intensive Study
    Our masters training in Existential Coaching is taught by blended learning, so you can complete theory elements online in the comfort of your own home, and attend intensive skills training in
  • MA in Pastoral Care: Existential and Humanist Practice

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    MA
    Study mode
    Intensive Study
    A route for aspiring non-religious pastoral carers across all sectors, providing probationary accreditation to become a Humanist UK funerals, weddings and naming celebrant. ...
  • MSc Psychotherapy Studies

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    MSc
    Study mode
    Online
    An online masters course providing a comprehensive and up to date grounding in the science and humanities that underpin the practice of psychotherapy and counselling.
  • MA Diversity Studies

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    MA
    Study mode
    Online
    A unique course focussing on human diversity, why is is valuable and why it is contested. Go deeper than a training course into one of the most incendiary but often hidden ...
  • PGDip in Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions

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    PG Diploma
    Study mode
    Online
    An online course exploring autism, ADHD and other neurodevelopmental conditions
  • PGDip Diversity Studies

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    PG Diploma
    Study mode
    Online
    This online course is designed to familiarise students with some of the diversity of human experience, beliefs, and interpersonal emotions
  • PGDip in Psychotherapy Studies

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    PG Diploma
    Duration
    2 - 4 Years
    Study mode
    Online
    The Post-graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy Studies is a unique, online programme designed to provide in-depth theoretical knowledge about the practice of psychotherapy. This ...
  • PGCert in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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    Post Graduate Certificate
    Study mode
    Online
    A one year course entirely online, which teaches students the fundamentals of ADHD and the lived experience of people with ADHD.
  • PGCert in Autism

    Award
    Post Graduate Certificate
    Study mode
    Online
    A one year course entirely online, which teaches students the fundamentals of autism and the lived experience of autistic people.
  • PGCert Aging and Disability

    Award
    Post Graduate Certificate
    Duration
    1 Year
    Study mode
    Online
    This online PGCert programme focusses on the specialism of Aging and Disability and is relevant to anyone working with diversity who wants to take their understanding to a new level.
  • PGCert Ethnic, Racial, Religious and Other Cultural Differences

    Award
    Post Graduate Certificate
    Duration
    1 Year
    Study mode
    Online
    This online PGCert programme focusses on the specialism of Ethnic, Racial, Religious and Other Cultural Differences and is relevant to anyone working with diversity who wants to take their un
  • PGCert Gender, Sex and Sexuality

    Award
    Post Graduate Certificate
    Duration
    1 Year
    Study mode
    Online
    This online PGCert programme focusses on the specialism of Gender, Sex and Sexuality and is relevant to anyone working with diversity who wants to take their understanding to a new level.
  • PGCert in Adult Autism Assessment

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    Post Graduate Certificate
    Duration
    1 Year
    Study mode
    Online
    This course trains clinical professionals to provide adult autism assessments.
  • PGCert in Pastoral Care: Existential and Humanist Practice

    Award
    Post Graduate Certificate
    Duration
    1 Year
    Study mode
    Intensive Study
    This new PGCert in Pastoral Care: Existential and Humanist Practice is a new 1 year blended learning course designed to prepare students for a career in pastoral care.

Words from Our Graduates

A few years ago I was looking for a postgraduate course in autism and after comparing a couple of options I decided to go for this one and I’m glad I did. It required a lot of self-studies and it was definitely challenging, but all the modules were constructed so well both in terms of structure and content and made it possible for me to follow. I cannot stress enough that the tutors had real expertise in their fields and were really willing to help when we struggled. Having completed the course now I realise that it gave me solid knowledge in autism and I want to know more. Choosing this course was one of the few good decisions I have made in my life.

Graduate of the MSc Autism