Accrington and Rossendale College

Counselling Studies Accrington and Rossendale College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Liverpool John Moores University


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Course summary

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.

Course details


Year 1
Personal and academic development
Counselling skills
Counselling theories
Introduction to research
Developing skills in clinical practice
Developmental psychology

Year 2
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

Assessment method

You will be assessed by a variety of methods, such as assignments, presentations, exams and seminars.

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 C356
Institution code A44
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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

Tuition fees

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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Accrington and Rossendale College
Broad Oak Campus
Broad Oak Lane

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Contact for all enquiries relating to courses and admissions

01254 354117

Fax: 01254 354001