Counselling and Psychotherapy (Including Foundation Entry) at Burnley College - UCAS

Burnley College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Counselling and Psychotherapy (Including Foundation Entry)

Course summary

This course provides a foundation of essential knowledge of theoretical and practical skills which enables students to progress into careers within Health and Social Care and beyond. This is an interesting and stimulating course which provides students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of professional practice. The course will provide students the opportunity to learn more about a range of topics including; roles, responsibilities and professionalism, professional boundaries, communication, anatomy, physiology, pathology and disease along with measuring health and wellbeing. Study skills, such as academic writing and accessing research, are an integral aspect of the course in order to provide students with the foundations needed for further study.


Foundation Year- Academic Writing and Studying in Health and Social Care; Learning Development and using Information Communication Technology to present information; Developing skills for delivering Health and Social Care; Developing Professional Skills for Delivering Health and Social Care; Foundations in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Disease; Measuring Health and Wellbeing Year 1 - The Discovery of the Unconscious; Introduction to CBT; The Human Being in Context; Introduction to Counselling and Person-centred Counselling Skills; Key Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy Years 2 (Preston) - Development of the Unconscious in Britain; Counselling Perspective on Mental Health; Intermediate Counselling Skills in Practice; Person-Centred Counselling Theory in Context; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Skills and Interventions; The Research Process Year 3 (Preston) - Psychoanalysis in Context; Enhanced Counselling Skills and Personal Development; Metacognitive Therapy and Theory; Integration and Contemporary Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy; Dissertation. And one of - Personal Development; Expressive Art and Therapy; Solution Focussed Interventions

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a combination of methods including portfolio building, academic essays, presentations, exams and information leaflets.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £6,000, and then £9,000 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate. Further years at Preston will cost £9,250 per year.
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Including Foundation Entry) at Burnley College - UCAS