Edge Hill University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Course summary

This degree is for those looking to enter a career in counselling and psychotherapy, either in an environment which offers counselling or one which encompasses the emotional and psychological wellbeing of others. You will develop in-depth knowledge and clinical capabilities as you train to become a highly effective therapist. You will gain a critical understanding of the theories, policies and practice of counselling and psychotherapy and specialise in a research-informed and person-centred experiential model of therapy. Our highly experienced tutors will expertly support you throughout the programme, from gaining introductory counselling skills to undertaking professional counselling practice with actual clients. Successful completion of this degree will enable you to practice as a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

A variety of assessment techniques are used including presentations and written assignments. Formative assessment is incorporated to support achievement and confidence with the opportunity for constructive feedback prior to any summative submission. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
BC98
Institution code:
E42
Campus name:
Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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47%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to Government approval. Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.
Counselling & Psychotherapy at Edge Hill University - UCAS