MSc Applied Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Counselling

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Mediterranean College
Athens, Thessaloniki
October 2024
2 years
Full Time


Entry requirements:
- University or College graduates holding a degree in Psychology.
- University of College graduates holding a degree on a related Psychology subject.

Requirements for Registration:

  • Copy of latest Degree or Certificate
  • CV (in English)
  • Reference Letters (2)
  • Good knowledge of English (IELTS 6.5 level or equivalent) *
  • Academic interview
  • Photos (2)
  • Copy of ID/ Passport
  • Copy of criminal record

* Candidates without official English language certificates can take the English language placement test of Mediterranean College.


The MSc in Applied Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Counselling is designed to help students work effectively as a clinical psychologist with clinical individuals and other professionals, by acquiring the essential theoretical and empirical knowledge, as well as essential therapeutic counselling skills, emphasizing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), to meet the profession’s demands. The programme covers theories and empirical evidence around mental health, disorders and psychopathology, neuropsychology and psychopharmacology. The programme stresses the understanding of psychological functioning, as well as ways of dealing with psychological dysfunction and disorders, on every-day functionality.

The programme consists of six (6) 20-credit modules, as well as the postgraduate dissertation (60 credits).

Through the “Therapeutic Counselling Skills in Action” module, students will take part in supervised placement and gain practical experience in an appropriate applied setting to supplement their knowledge. It is the students’ responsibility to secure a placement and satisfy any requirements needed, however the College supports students in finding a suitable placement. Students need to accumulate a minimum of 100 placement hours and 20 supervision hours.


Graduates of this programme can work in a range of settings, such as:

  • Mental health settings
  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Rehabilitation Units
  • NGOs
  • Diagnostic Centers
  • As Researchers
  • As private practitioners
  • Alternatively, they can continue their studies towards a PhD or work abroad.
For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
Interested? Fill in the contact form and an advisor from the Institute will get in touch with you shortly.