University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Overview In the Counselling FdSc, we focus on the Person-Centred counselling model. Throughout the programme, you will develop the skills and personal awareness needed to foster a lasting therapeutic relationship. You'll learn through experience and communicating the core conditions of the Person-Centred Approach: empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard. This foundation degree will equip you with everything you need to practice as a counsellor in a number of settings. This course is an ideal opportunity for those who would like to enhance their current role with qualified counsellor status. You'll also have the opportunity to progress onto our one year Integrative Counselling BA top-up degree. Key features

  • Flexible locations: this programme is delivered by Herefordshire and Ludlow College.
  • Close collaboration with counselling agencies and employers leading to excellent placement opportunities.
  • Meets the core competencies of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.
  • Opportunities to progress to further study with a one year top-up degree.
  • Flexible progression to employment in a range of settings, from education and the NHS to agencies addressing specific issues like bereavement or alcohol abuse.

Course details


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Assessment method

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How to apply

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Herefordshire and Ludlow College Hereford Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Counselling at University of Worcester - UCAS