Counselling, FdSc


UCW Counselling Student, Leslie Chandler, Channel 4 interview, Jon Snow


This Foundation Degree is a professional qualification that enables graduates to register as a counsellor with the British Association for Counselling.

This course has been designed to respond to the increasing need for qualified and experienced counsellors who can help vulnerable people make positive life choices and deal with mental health challenges.

The programme of study includes key counselling practice theories and related topics including neuroscience, trauma and attachment, and a significant work placement. The course also has a humanistic focus, with studies of person-centred counselling, transactional analysis, gestalt therapy and existentialist therapy.

  • Course length

    Full-time: 2 years (1 day and 1 evening per week excluding placement)
    Part-time: 3 years (Either 1 day per week or ½ a day and 1 evening per week, excluding placement)

  • Start date

    7th September 2020

  • Course codes

    Institution: W47
    Course: B940
    Campus: –

  • Tuition fees

    Full-time: £8,250 per year
    Part-time: £5,500 per year

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Delivered in partnership…

This course is delivered in partnership with Bath Spa University.

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