How to apply

Applications for the academic year 2021-22 will open in January 2021.

The next enrolment of students will be for Autumn 2021. The application pack will be available from December 2020 with applications opening from January 2021.

To register your interest in the course please email Nikkita at

To apply for the Matrix BSc Integrative Counselling course we require:

  • A completed application form and declaration form
  • APL information if required
  • 2 x references
  • A head and shoulders photograph
  • A scanned copy of highest educational award certificate

Applicants to Year 2 or 3 are required the Matrix APL policy. Details of where to send your application are on the Application Form.

If you are offered a place we will require a £250.00 deposit and signed student contract to secure your place.

We allocate places following a successful interview. Please apply early as the groups are filled as the places are offered. Previously some applicants have missed out on a place due to a late application submission.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language we accept a range of English tests to check language proficiency. You must have taken the test within the last two years.

We accept:

  • IELTS with minimum grade 6.0 (with 5.5 in all components)
  • Cambridge Proficiency Certificate with minimum grade C
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English with minimum grade

Please see Middlesex University English Language Requirements sheet for more information.

Accreditation of Prior Learning

If you would like to be considered for entry into Year 2 or 3 please read the APL policy.


Students transferring in from another HE institution to Matrix

We accept transfers from other HE institution. Students wishing to transfer need to fulfil the requirements detailed in the Matrix Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) policy.

Students wishing to transfer to another HE institution

We do not have any arrangements for student wishing to transfer to other HE institutions.