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Overview The Foundation Degree (FdA) in Integrative Counselling, offered by Iron Mill in Exeter and Poole is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). The programme is designed to qualify competent, confident and creative counsellors, who stand out from the crowd as highly professional graduates, well resourced for entering the workplace. The programmes are exiting, vocationally relevant and with a clear focus on up-to-date counselling theory and practice. The FdA in Integrative Counselling prepares graduates to practice as professional counsellors, and resources those who are aiming for future personal accreditation with the BACP. Graduates will also be eligible for direct progression onto the BA (Hons) Integrative Counselling, to top up to a full honours degree in just one year of study. The BA (Hons) in Integrative Counselling is open to FdA graduates, and also open to experienced applicants who may have qualified as a counsellor many years ago, and who wish to refresh and update their professional skills and gain an advanced university validated qualification in one year (Please check the entry criteria for this course) Key Features
- This advanced, two year, professional degree programme is delivered at Iron Mill College, in Exeter, and in Poole.
- Focuses attention on the importance, quality and depth of relationship as the central component of therapeutic work.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Iron Mill College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||32 points||4 GCSEs (Grade C/4 or above) including English also required. 30 hours minimum of preliminary counselling training (attended, as opposed to online, training) Level 3 in Counselling Skills is required|
The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 2 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.