We use cookies on our website to provide you with the best possible user experience. Disabling these cookies may prevent our site from working efficiently. To find out more about our cookies read our privacy policy.

2011-12 Graduate summary by subject - Counselling

York St John Counselling Studies graduates go into a range of jobs and careers, using the skills, knowledge and experience they have developed during their time at University.  Excellent observation and listening skills, patience, tolerance and sensitivity as well as a non-judgmental outlook and a willingness to work with all kinds of people are attributes valued by employers in the healthcare sector, in social care, nursing, the probation and police service, and in welfare and advice work.

The pie chart below shows the work and study options of 2011-12 Counselling Studies graduates from York St John University. This data is based on the Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) Survey of York St John University graduates six months after graduation and only includes information from those who replied.

Employability 2011-12 stats Counselling Studies

Categories %
1 - Working Full-time 50%
2 - Working Part-time 12.5%
5 - Full-time study 16.7%
6 - Part-time study 12.5%
8 - Something else 4.2%
9 - Explicit refusal 4.2%
Grand Total 100%

Further study options include Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health and the Masters in counselling. You might find it interesting to read more information about a career as a Counsellor or as a Counselling Psychologist.