City of Bristol College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The BA (Hons) Counselling degree will equip potential graduates with contemporary Counselling knowledge, theory and skills in: research, collaborative practice, leadership, coaching and mentoring. It will be of value to practitioners working in private practice, agency settings, statutory services and elsewhere who wish to continue their professional development in Counselling and enhance their competencies in a range of areas. The course will enhance employability in the Counselling field delivering key skills to equip Counsellors and Counselling Supervisors/Managers across a range of settings. Students will engage with some of the critical contemporary Counselling issues of our time including: Managing sustainable delivery, teamwork and collaborative practice, responding to vulnerability and crisis, working with Eco - Anxiety and developing transcultural competencies Who is it for? This course is a Level 6 top-up progression route to a Bachelors Degree with Honours, for students who have successfully completed a Level 5 Foundation Degree/qualification in Counselling. Furthermore, the BA (Hons) Counselling top - up is intended to create a seamless progression route from the College’s existing level 2 and 3 provision in Counselling.
Modules will include: • Collaborative practice: Identifying and working with Counselling Stakeholders • Research Dissertation • Leadership in a Counselling setting • Counselling within a contemporary context: working with culture, diversity and difference • Coaching and Mentoring
Mode of assessments include: reports, presentations, simulated coaching/mentoring sessions, case studies and a dissertation.
How to apply
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Ashley Down Centre|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Entry to the programme will be via UCAS - 240 credits All applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English at Grade C or above and have achieved a Foundation Degree in Counselling or a related subject, or achieved 120 Level 4 Credits and 120 Level 5 (or higher) Credits in related subjects.|
All candidates will be required to attend an interview before joining the programme. Interviewers will be seeking evidence of: • Ability to write and discuss assignments at level 6 • Recent reading of Counselling research literature with identifiable area of interest • Ability to critically evaluate own practice and personal and professional development • Reflective awareness around experiences from recent and relevant courses
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Student Finance England