Counselling Studies at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS

Course summary

The programme will enable you to critically engage with the various theoretical frameworks and concepts relevant to the context and practice of counselling work. Additionally it will facilitate you to work with the relief of psychological suffering and enable you to support clients in developing their self-awareness, self-worth and coping strategies in order to manage their lives more effectively. Throughout the course you will develop relevant transferable skills such as critical enquiry, analysis, and capacity for independent learning.


Year 1 Personal and academic development; Counselling skills; Counselling theories; Introduction to research; Developing skills in clinical practice; Developmental psychology Year 2 Continuing personal development and professional practice; Models of practice; Research methods in counselling; The philosophy of mind and theories of consciousness; Cognitive behavioural therapy; Mental health and wellbeing

Assessment method

You will be assessed by a variety of methods, such as assignments, presentations, exams and seminars.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Accrington Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Counselling Studies at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS