DPsych Frequently Asked Questions


Here are some of the frequently asked questions we receive from people who are considering applying to the programme. We hope the information below will help you understand our requirements, and support your decision-making and next steps. If you cannot find the answer to your question on our web pages or below, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Isabel Henton

DPsych Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifications does the DPsych lead to?

What is graduate basis for chartership (GBC)?

What kind of practice experience do I need to apply?

Is it necessary to have completed a counselling skills course before applying?

Can I defer my place if I receive an offer?

Can I apply again if my application is unsuccessful?

Where can I find information about study visas?

What if I have a criminal conviction?

Will I need a DBS check?

What kind of practice experience will I gain while training?

Can I work while I train?

Can you recommend any preparatory reading?