Contemporary Approaches to Counselling at East Riding College - UCAS

East Riding College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Contemporary Approaches to Counselling

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Course summary

Do you want to understand human behaviour and become more self-aware? This course will develop your technique and enhance your counselling toolbox. This course is designed to provide students with a broad and balanced knowledge and understanding of contemporary approaches to counselling in relation to working with adults in all relevant employment areas. There are 3 key themes in the programme: knowledge of contemporary counselling approaches and the practical application of such knowledge in relation to working with a client; the professional development of counselling practitioners and the development of such within a placement setting; and the personal development of the counsellor in training in terms of awareness of self in relation to self and others.


All modules are mandatory Level 4 Year 1 Certificate Academic Skills Contemporary Humanistic Approaches Professional Practice Developing Counselling Skills into Practice Self-Awareness in Counsellors Counselling in a Diverse Society Level 5 Year 1 Diploma Contemporary Approaches to Counselling Advanced Professional Practice Contemporary Working Models Telephone and e-counselling competences Development and Attachment Theory Research Skills

Assessment method

A range of assessment techniques will be used such as essays, reports, presentations, padlet, debates, reflective journals and professional development plan.

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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Beverley Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Standard Level 3 qualification in Counselling Skills GCSE maths and English Grade 4/C or above Non Standard This will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and there may be an opportunity for students to enrol through APL (Accreditation of Prior Learning), APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) if these are deemed relevant by the programme leader and the college admissions department.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6995 Year 1
Scotland £6995 Year 1
Wales £6995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Contemporary Approaches to Counselling at East Riding College - UCAS