Counselling (top-up), BSc (Hons)


Level 6

Develop your skills and competencies in contemporary psychological therapies while also undertaking research in the areas of counselling practice you are particularly interested in.

This course is research-focused and offers the opportunity to present findings to experienced counselling professionals. This approach also underpins its overall work-based philosophy, with graduates going on to work in private and public counselling practices and in other roles relating to mental health and wellbeing.

Those who complete this course will be able to apply contemporary Cognitive Behavioural Therapy skills (including CBT, CFT & ACT) to their counselling practice and will be prepared for a career in the sector having undertaken a significant project in an area of professional interest and be qualified for postgraduate studies.

You will also enhance your practice by gaining informed and critical perspectives on the application of psychological therapies.

Duration:

Full-time: 1 year (1 day plus 1 evening per week)

Fees:

Full-time: £8,500 per year

Start Date:

September 2024

Location:

Knightstone Campus

Delivered in
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About this course


Develop your skills and competencies in contemporary psychological therapies while also undertaking research in the areas of counselling practice you are particularly interested in.

This course is research-focused and offers the opportunity to present findings to experienced counselling professionals. This approach also underpins its overall work-based philosophy, with graduates going on to work in private and public counselling practices and in other roles relating to mental health and wellbeing.

Those who complete this course will be able to apply contemporary Cognitive Behavioural Therapy skills (including CBT, CFT & ACT) to their counselling practice and will be prepared for a career in the sector having undertaken a significant project in an area of professional interest and be qualified for postgraduate studies.

You will also enhance your practice by gaining informed and critical perspectives on the application of psychological therapies.

Meet our Team


Here at UCW, our lecturers are made of sector professionals.
Their expertise, experiences and industry contacts means that your learning is taken to the next level!
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Claire Plews .

Curriculum Coordinator - Counselling

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Matt Thacker .

Lecturer - Counselling

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Penny Osborne .

HE Lecturer in Counselling

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Steve Heigham .

Lecturer - Counselling

    Meet our Team


    Here at UCW, our lecturers are made of sector professionals.
    Their expertise, experiences and industry contacts means that your learning is taken to the next level!
    Featured image for “Claire Plews”

    Claire Plews

    Curriculum Coordinator - Counselling

    Featured image for “Matt Thacker”

    Matt Thacker

    Lecturer - Counselling

    Featured image for “Penny Osborne”

    Penny Osborne

    HE Lecturer in Counselling

    Featured image for “Steve Heigham”

    Steve Heigham

    Lecturer - Counselling

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