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Course summary

This course integrates research-based humanistic counselling practice and theory and provides an opportunity to develop expertise in an area of your interest. You will undertake a research project which can relate to an employer request, thereby improving your practice, enhancing employability and having a real-life application. There is an opportunity to present your research and meet significant figures in the research field of counselling at an annual care sectors conference. There is also an opportunity to gain an additional certificate of completion of 6 months of training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).


Modules will include: Planning and research methods, Counselling practice: work-based project, Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): theory, principles and methods, and Contemporary debates in psychological therapy.

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.

Achieve 50% grade average in a related Foundation Degree.

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
EU £12500 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1

Additional fee information

International Students are required to pay a 50% non-refundable deposit prior to a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) being issued. The remaining 50% is payable at enrolment with UCW.
Counselling (Top-Up) at University Centre Weston - UCAS