**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary
- Develop your knowledge and understanding of discourses and practices in education, psychology and counselling.
- Enhance your ability to critically reflect on and theorise personal experiences and practices.
- Optimise your employment opportunities by developing your counselling skills and transferable skills.
- Prepare for a professional career in a wide range of educational and therapeutic professional contexts. Explore educational achievement in relation to social class, develop your understanding of social, developmental and cognitive psychology, and learn and practise counselling skills.
- seminar discussions
- practical classes and workshops
- simulation and roleplay
- group and individual tutorials
- guided independent study
- peer tutoring
- tutor demonstration
- fieldwork and project work
- external visits
- work-based learning placement (including overseas placement)
- There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme.
- social work
- youth work
- school counselling
- Some of these careers may require an additional postgraduate qualification.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Cognitive Processes And Individual Differences Education Policy And Social Class Foundations Of Counselling Integrating Theory And Practice 1 Learning To Learn The Psychology Of Development And Social Behaviour Year 2 - Compulsory modules Cognitive And Social Psychology Counselling Skills For Professional Practice Emotional Literacy And Learning Integrating Theory And Practice 2 Psychology Of Development And Individual Differences Social In/Exclusion In Educational Contexts Optional modules Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules Counselling Children And Young People Research Project The Reflective Practitioner Therapeutic Approaches For Mental Health And Wellbeing Elective modules Atypical Child Development Health Psychology
Coursework Practicals Exam
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
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 and over at the point of enrolment.
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Additional entry requirements
Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2021 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||With a minimum of 6.0 in the writing module and a minimum of 5.5 in all other skill areas.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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