Do you have an inquiring mind and enjoy debating ideas, with a desire to listen to and support others? On this psychology with counselling and psychotherapy degree, you will explore the human experience across a range of contexts and lifespans. Our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and Psychotherapy will enable you to discover everything you're capable of. You will develop the academic knowledge and practical skills needed to competently and compassionately help people explore their difficulties, express their feelings and work towards deeper self-awareness and understanding. What’s more, our psychology courses are ranked 1st in the North West and 11th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2023 Results). Course Overview On this degree programme, you will explore human experience across a range of contexts and lifespans, from understanding the biological basis of behaviour to questioning the impact of social media on child development. You will learn the academic knowledge and practical skills you need to help make a difference in the lives of others. You’ll learn from industry-expert tutors through lectures, seminars and other learning opportunities. Studying psychology with counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Cumbria will help you to develop the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in psychology or counselling/psychotherapy. This standout course adheres to the training requirements of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for individual membership of the BACP and apply for registration, subject to passing the BACP Proficiency. On this course you will...
- Have the opportunity to explore and apply psychological literature to current issues, contexts and experiences.
- Develop key knowledge, skills and abilities to help you prepare to become a counsellor or psychotherapist, or develop a career in related psychotherapeutic professions.
- Be able to choose topics and areas that you want to learn more about to tailor your learning experience on your psychology degree.
- Be taught and given high-quality support and guidance by our expert lecturing team, who are active in research and practices.
- Have the opportunity to get involved in a range of extracurricular activities including sessions by experts in the field of psychology and counselling.
- Benefit from our excellent links with regional and national charities, not-for-profit and penal institutions to gain work experience and enhance your job prospects.
- Psychology in Action
- Introduction to Psychological Research Methods
- Introduction to Data Analysis
- Academic and Professional Skills
- Introduction to Counselling and Coaching Skills
- Counselling Skills: Preparation for Practice
- Research Methods and Statistics
- Development, Brain and Cognition
- Social and Community Psychology
- Work Experience
- Intermediate Counselling Skills
- Understanding Therapeutic Diversity
- Individual Differences: Abilities, Personalities and measuring differences
- Critical Psychology
- Advanced Counselling Skills
- Work Experience 2
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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- Carlisle - Fusehill Street
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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