Counselling (Top-Up) at University Centre Weston - UCAS

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)

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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Students on this course are required to complete a DBS check through UCW prior to enrolment (approximately £50).
Counselling (Top-Up) at University Centre Weston - UCAS