University of Greenwich

Psychology with Counselling University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Our BSc Hons Psychology with Counselling is an ideal degree programme for individuals, academics and practitioners interested in pursuing a career as a counselling psychologist or are looking to work in the mental health sector.

As well as preparing you to pursue further training for a career in Psychology, our degree will also help you attain skills that prospective employers in a range of careers find attractive. Modules reflect the breadth of the discipline, from cognitive psychology and neuroscience to developmental psychology and social psychology.

The degree, which is accredited by the British Psychological Society, includes a project. If you pass this and graduate with at least second-class honours, you will be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS, which is a necessary first step for people hoping to undergo further training to become a Chartered Psychologist.

Students on this course will acquire knowledge and skills that will be helpful pursuing a career in counselling and psychology.

Course details


Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
Research Methods in Psychology 1 (30 credits)
Introduction to Psychology (30 credits)
Academic and Personal Development: Psychology Research and Skills (30 credits)
Introduction to Counselling (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
Research Methods in Psychology 2 (30 credits)
Cognitive Psychology & Neuroscience (15 credits)
Brain and Behaviour (15 credits)
Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology (15 credits)
Personality and Individual Differences (15 credits)
Developmental Psychology (15 credits)
Social Psychology (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:
Advanced Counselling Theory (15 credits)
Counselling Skills (15 credits)
Psychology Project (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:
Advanced Social Psychology (15 credits)
Child Psychology and Education (15 credits)
Psychology and Neuroscience: Trends and Issues (15 credits)
Adult Development and Mental Health (15 credits)
Introduction to Organisational Psychology (15 credits)
Investigative Forensic Psychology (15 credits)
Psychology of Exceptional Human Experience (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:
Psychology of Sport (15 credits)
Advanced Statistical Methods (Level 6) (15 credits)
Applied Clinical Neuropsychology (15 credits)
Social Forensic Psychology (15 credits)
Cross-Cultural Psychology (15 credits)
Evolutionary Psychology (15 credits)
Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (15 credits)

Assessment method

Students are assessed through examinations, quizzes, essays, reflective accounts, critiques and practical reports.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C8B9
Institution code G70
Campus name University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code G

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma We will consider combinations of Distinctions, Merits and Passes that total 120 UCAS Points.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 3 GCSEs (grade 4/ (C) including English Language and Maths or Science

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for full information, including course exceptions - These fees are currently set for 2019/20 intake, these will be reviewed for the 2020/21 entry.

Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
SE10 9LS

Course contact details

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020 8331 9000