Awarded by: Liverpool John Moores University
This course offers a wide range of topics to develop a deep understanding of how to work empathically and ethically with others who struggle with certain aspects of their lives. To support your learning and to develop knowledge within this field you will study the main theories in counselling such as Person Centred, CBT and Psychodynamic. You will build your knowledge from integrative modules of learning including developmental psychology, counselling skills, in depth personal awareness, research skills and how to work with specific clients with diverse needs. You will develop a deeper understanding of self and others which will enable you to work within the field of supporting others. You will become a member of BACP and develop an understanding of ethical standards and professional practice. This course offers you the opportunity to learn how to become a profound listener to both self and others which is paramount for a healthier way of being.
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
Personal and academic development
Introduction to research
Developing skills in clinical practice
Continuing personal development and professional practice
Models of practice
Research methods in counselling
The philosophy of mind and theories of consciousness
Cognitive behavioural therapy
Mental health and wellbeing
The course provides you with opportunities to test your understanding of the subject informally before you complete the formal assessments that count towards your final mark. Each module normally contains a least one piece of assessment at the end of each module for which you will receive feedback from your tutor. Assessment methods include written examinations and a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, presentations, seminar papers and seminar presentations. The grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark.
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||We welcome and encourage applications from a wide spectrum of potential students who may offer a combination of awards and experience. All applications are considered on an individual basis. We will take into account your motivation, ability, industrial experience and educational background.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to Higher Education Diploma – 60 credits, of which at least 45 must be achieved at level 3 (from 2010, with merit or distinction) and with an appropriate combination of modules.|
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)