Become qualified in the field of counselling and mental health. This vocational BSc (Hons) Counselling and Mental Health course will provide you with a thorough grounding in the growing professional disciplines relating to both mental health and counselling, as well as setting you on the path to gain professional accreditation in counselling. Our curriculum has been built so that you will learn about mental health conditions as well as learn practical counselling skills that you will put into practice during your placement opportunities throughout the course. You will gain professional skills that are required for entering the workforce that are embedded throughout the course to keep you up to date with the appropriate knowledge and information. Why Study Counselling and Mental Health? If you have a passion for helping others and their mental health If you want to be on the frontline helping those in need What makes this course unique? If you have an interest in Mental Health but want a more focused, skill-based degree than Psychology degrees are able to offer then this could be the course for you. Each year you will undertake modules learning about specific disorders as well as learning and practicing the skills required to work with those suffering from poor mental health. Gain professional skills required for entering the workforce Gain 100+ hours of clinical experience Opportunity to carry out a research project in an area of interest What will you learn on the course The BSc (Hons) Counselling and Mental Health will provide you with a thorough grounding in the growing professional disciplines relating to both mental health and counselling, as well as setting you on the path for professional accreditation in counselling. On the course you will learn about mental health conditions as well as learn practical counselling skills which will be put in to practice during the placements you will experience as part of the course. Professional skills required for entering the workforce are embedded throughout the course. You will also get the opportunity to carry out a final year research project in any area relating to Counselling or Mental Health that is of interest to you.
Year 1 Introduction to Research Methods (20) Introduction to Counselling (20) Introduction to Mental Health (20) Developing Coping Skills (20) Evidence based Practice (20) Introduction to Ethics and Professional Practice (20) Year 2 Research Methods (20) Promoting Health and Wellbeing (20) Developing Professional Practice (20) Cultures and Contexts (20) Further Exploration of Mental Health (20 Counselling Theory and Practice (20) Year 3 Dissertation (40) Consulting and Private Practice (20) Issues in the Consulting Room (20) Mental Health Through the Life Span (20) Positive Psychology (20)
The course is a mixture of online learning and face-to-face workshops as well as tutorials and placements.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|