Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Integrative Counselling Havering College of Further and Higher Education Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Open University Validating Partnership


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Course summary

Havering College of Further and Higher Education is an exciting place to study for your vocationally focused Higher Education programme. Large enough to have a thriving and active academic community that will support you in your studies and endeavours; and small enough for you to retain your individuality and personality as you study for the HE qualification that will help you to ‘get ahead’ in pursuit of the career of your choice.

The course is based on an integrative (psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural, humanistic) model, built upon Clarkson’s therapeutic relationship model. The course will cover theory, skills, practice and personal development with the emphasis on putting theory into practice.

Course details

Assessment method

• Written assignments, seminar papers, portfolios • Presentations • Practical assessment • Completion of 150 client hours (placement commences at Level 5, the 2nd year of training) • Completion of 60 hours Personal Counselling

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 BCX8
Institution code H14
Campus name Ardleigh Green
Campus code -

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

International applicants

This course is not open to International applications.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
Access to HE Diploma P: 45 credits Must be in Access to Counselling

Level 3 Diploma in Counselling.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

If you do not already hold a DBS, the application will be completed as part of the induction process.


Written assessment based on a case study, followed by a one-to-one interview.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 Year 1
Scotland £6,000 Year 1
Wales £6,000 Year 1

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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Havering College of Further and Higher Education
Ardleigh Green Road
RM11 2LL

Course contact details

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01708 462833

Fax: 01708 462736