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Course summary

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Tuition fees

England £8900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8900 Year 1
Scotland £8900 Year 1
Wales £8900 Year 1
Channel Islands £8900 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8900 Year 1
EU £12500 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Counselling at University Centre Weston - UCAS