Take your first step towards becoming an accredited counsellor or psychotherapist by looking at theory and practice in this field
About the Therapeutic Counselling Undergraduate course
Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), our course is ideal if you are seeking to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It will help you work towards accreditation with the BACP, and will help you develop a specialist role within your current occupation.
You will consider other psychological theories of counselling to help see the Relational Approach in context. Group and individual supervision offers the opportunity to integrate theory and practice, and you will continue your own personal development. Upon successful completion of our DipHE you can progress straight onto our BSc Therapeutic Counselling.
Delivery is two years part-time, seven hours per week for 30 weeks and three weekends per year.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.
IELTS:IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature ApplicantsOur University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
MODULES & LEARNING
- Becoming a Therapist
- Personal & Professional Development 1
- Personal & Professional Development 2
- Relational Framework
- Therapeutic Process & Supervision
- Therapeutic Skills
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We have a long history of providing education across a wide range of professional and academic disciplines in health, applied global ethics, social sciences and related subject areas... The Faculty has a number of areas of research excellence.
Professor John Craig joined Leeds Beckett University as Head of School of Social, Psychological and Communication Sciences in August 2015. He is a political scientist, with a strong research and applied interest in teaching and learning.
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