BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology (Counselling and Health) with Foundation Entry Blackburn College


Awarded by: Lancaster University

Our BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology (Counselling & Health) with Foundation Entry degree course is designed for students who want to study Applied Psychology, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to start the Honours degree programme just yet. Our BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology (Counselling & Health) is a traditional Honours degree in which you will study all the major aspects of Psychology but will focus in particular on the areas of Counselling & Health.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    4 years

Course details


First year modules include:
Preparing for Higher Education
Foundation in Psychology

And one module from the choice of:
A World in Crisis? A Foundation in Social Science
Foundation in Mathematics
Foundation in English Language and Literary Studies
Foundation in Business and Finance

You will then move on to study the following modules in the remaining 3 years of the programme:
History and Context of Psychology
Introduction to Social Psychology
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Behavioural Psychology
Individual Differences
Introduction to Counselling
Research Methods in Psychology 1
Client Centred and Behavioural Therapies
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Other Therapies
Issues in Counselling
Business Application
Research Methods in Psychology 2
Minor Research Project
Major Research Project
Clinical Psychology & Psychopharmacology
Professional Issues in Psychology
Advanced Critical Thinking in Counselling and Psychology
Literature Review

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 F810
Institution code B40
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 32 - 48 points If you studied A-levels or other Level 3 qualifications (eg. BTEC course) 5 or less years ago you can enter this course based on the UCAS points you have achieved. You’ll need to have a minimum of 32 UCAS points that are relevant to the study of Psychology or 48 UCAS points from a range of subjects that may not necessarily relate to Psychology. You may not need an interview if this applies to you.

We welcome applications from mature students without formal qualifications for these courses or from mature students whose Level 3 qualifications were gained more than 5 years ago. If this applies to you will be invited to interview to determine your eligibility to study based on your previously gained skills and experience

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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