The programme will enable you to critically engage with the various theoretical frameworks and concepts relevant to the context and practice of counselling work. Additionally it will facilitate you to work with the relief of psychological suffering and enable you to support clients in developing their self-awareness, self-worth and coping strategies in order to manage their lives more effectively. Throughout the course you will develop relevant transferable skills such as critical enquiry, analysis, and capacity for independent learning.
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
You will be assessed by a variety of methods, such as assignments, presentations, exams and seminars.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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.|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|EU||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,165 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Broad Oak Campus
Broad Oak Lane
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