Psychology and Counselling at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS

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Course summary

This Psychology and Counselling degree programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of theoretical, practical and conceptual issues within the disciplines of both Psychology and Counselling. The aim of this programme is to offer students the opportunity to pursue a BPS-accredited degree combining the two popular subject areas of Psychology and Counselling.


Year One – Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BSc) Cognition and Emotion (20 credits; compulsory) Developmental and Social Psychology (20 credits; compulsory) History of Counselling (20 credits; compulsory) Introduction to Counselling Skills (20 credits; compulsory) Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) Research Methods I (20 credits; core). Year Two – Level 5 (Dip HE & BSc) Counselling Skills and Approaches (40 credits; compulsory) Individual Differences Across the Lifespan (20 credits; compulsory) Research Methods II (20 credits; core) Social Psychology: Global Perspectives (20 credits; compulsory) The Brain, Biology and Cognition (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BSc) CBT and the New Cognitive Therapies (20 credits; optional) Clinical Psychology: Treatment and Approaches (20 credits; optional) Cognition in Action (20 credits; optional) Health Psychology (20 credits; optional) Mental Health in Children and Young People (20 credits; optional) Psychology Empirical Project (40 credits; core) Reflexive Counselling Skills (20 credits; compulsory) Skills for Life: Employability and Future Pathways (20 credits; optional) Social Knowledge and Identity (20 credits; optional) The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination (20 credits; optional). Each student chooses three of the eight optional modules in Year Three (Level 6).

Assessment method

This programme will offer a range of traditional and innovative assessment methods to give you the opportunity to extend your practical and academic skills and encourage your independent learning. These will include practical skills assessments, academic essays and exams, individual and group presentations, research reports and case studies. Your overall degree classification marks will be calculated from Years Two and Three of your studies. This classification will be calculated as 33% at Level 5 and 67% at Level 6.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £13500 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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Psychology and Counselling at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS