Psychology with Counselling (with Foundation Year) at Bournemouth University - UCAS

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Course summary

Counselling psychology uses theory and research in therapy to help clients with difficult life issues and/or mental health conditions. A particular strength of this degree is the excellent communication skills and awareness of diversity you’ll develop. Why study BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling (with Foundation Year option) at BU?

  • Develop a well-rounded knowledge of all areas of psychology with a particular focus on reflective practice and person-centred communication skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and awareness of diversity are essential should you wish to go on to train as a Clinical Psychologist, counsellor, or work in other roles requiring these skills, such as sales and marketing.
  • Situated in the Department of Psychology, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities, plus lectures from a range of professionals working in the field.
  • Work with world-leading researchers on projects through the Research Apprenticeship Scheme - many of our students have published work with members of the staff.
  • Opportunity to take an optional 4-week or 30-week placement in industry to give you essential real-world experience and begin building a network of professional contacts - 95% of our graduates are in employment or further education after 15 months (Source DiscoverUni 2022).
Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Modules

During the foundation year, you will study the following units: Applied Sciences; Academic and Professional Study Skills, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Psychology, Mathematics in Science and a Foundation Year Project. Year 1 core units: Experimental Methods & Statistical Analysis | Qualitative Research Methods | Biological & Cognitive Psychology | Social Psychology & Individual Differences | Developmental & Counselling Psychology | Skills for Therapy Practice

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C9B9
Institution code:
B50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

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Psychology with Counselling (with Foundation Year) at Bournemouth University - UCAS