UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Counselling

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Course summary

TEF Silver

UCEN Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The Foundation Degree programme is designed to provide an academic pathway for individuals aspiring to work within the field of counselling, across the private, voluntary, independent and statutory sectors. The programme has been developed in response to continuing demand for mental health services in the region. The award reflects contemporary applications of humanistic counselling modalities applicable to a range of professional settings and equips the practitioner with the knowledge and skills recommended for best practice. The educational focus of the programme involves students building on existing knowledge and skills to enable their professional and academic development, and supports the concept of lifelong learning and continuing professional development. There is also a clear work-related element that reflects the need to apply knowledge and skills within the workplace and to reflect in detail on theory and practice in supervision. This will not only provide students with valuable work-related experience but also greatly enhance their employability on completion of the programme.

Course details

Modules

Level 4: Theory of Person-Centred Counselling Self-Awareness for Counsellors Counselling Skills Preparation for Work Practice Ethics and Legal Principles within Counselling Professional and Academic Development Level 5: Advanced Theory of Person- Centred Counselling Advanced Self- Awareness for Counsellors Advanced Counselling Skills Work Placement Research & Evidence Based Practice in Counselling Advanced Ethics and Legal Principles within Counselling

Assessment method

Level 4: 100% Coursework, including written, discussions and presentations Level 5: 100% Coursework including written, discussions and presentations


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CN20
Institution code:
M10
Campus name:
Fielden Campus
Campus code:
F

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Academic requirements: Entry at Level 4 Level 3 Certificate in Counselling skills or other level 3 relevant subject or equivalent. Good level of spoken or written English Successful applicants will need a satisfactory current enhanced DBS All candidates will be invited in for a formal interview and will need to complete an assessment task – skills demonstration and reflective writing activity Recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be accepted in line with the University policy and procedures. Direct entry onto level 5 of the Foundation Degree: Successfully completed a level 4 Therapeutic Counselling or equivalent Good level of spoken or written English Successfully applicants will need a satisfactory current enhanced DBS All candidates will be invited in for a formal interview and will need to complete an assessment task – skills demonstration and reflective writing activity Recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be accepted in line with the University policy and procedures. This will mean that RPL paperwork will need to be completed and approved by an RPL panel. Non tradition entry route. All candidates who do not meet the standard entry requirement will be invited in for an interview and will be required to complete a written essay and carry out an individual presentation, to assess their suitability for the programme. We understand that not all applicants may have these and encourage you to contact us to discuss further options available.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

To download the Tuition Fees information for 2021/22 please visit: https://ucenmcr.tmc.ac.uk/study/fees-and-finance/he All of the books required for the course are available either from the library or as e-books. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. You may also need to print assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop and up to £60 each year for books and printing If undertaking work experience (which may be paid or unpaid) you may also need to factor in travel costs to your place of work. BACP student membership £85 per year, insurance £50-£100 per year. Placements charge nominal fee up to £60 per month. Digital recording device £50 (phones are not allowed).
Counselling at UCEN Manchester - UCAS