This course leads to a professional qualification as a Counsellor. It integrates research-based counselling practice and humanistic theory to prepare you for counselling practice with people with diverse needs. Successful completion enables you to register as a counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). The course has a strong connection with counselling services in the regional community, which frequently provide work placement and employment opportunities.
Year 1 modules will include: Personal and professional development 1, Core theory and contemporary practice, and Life events, development and transitions. Year 2 modules will include: Personal and professional development 2, The reflective practitioner, and Mental well-being: theory, practice and research.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
A Level 2 Counselling Skills Certificate, as well as a related Level 3 qualification, preferably an A Level or Access to Higher Education Diploma. Applicants are also required to attend an interview.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8500||Year 1|