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Counselling and Psychotherapy

36 months
Duration
5000 GBP/year
2633 GBP/year
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About

Counselling and Psychotherapy from University of Cumbria adheres to the training requirements of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and is designed to challenge you personally and professionally. 

Overview

At Counselling and Psychotherapy from University of Cumbria you will combine your caring character with the academic knowledge and practical skills you need to competently and compassionately help people explore their difficulties, express their feelings and work towards deeper self-awareness and understanding.

On graduation, you will be eligible to apply for individual membership of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and may also apply for registration, subject to passing the BACP Certificate of Proficiency.

Careers

Your qualification will help gain work in a variety of settings including schools, the NHS and voluntary agencies. The skills you learn will be useful in a wide variety of work outside of therapy, with the research techniques you gain preparing you for a higher level course (e.g. PhD) should you be interested.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theory and Practice 
  • Personal and Professional Development 
  • Attachment and Adversity
  • Understanding Therapeutic Diversity
  • Research Methods
  • Undertaking and Presenting Research 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1st or 2nd class honours degree.
  • Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course, please contact the Enquiry Centre for further details. 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    2633 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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