12 months
10960 GBP/year
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This programme in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy course offered at the University of Nottingham aims to provide you with a clear understanding of cognitive-behavioural concepts, models, and methods by focusing on the evidence-based treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.


Key facts

This programme in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy course offered at the University of Nottingham gives you the opportunity to put the therapeutic skills you've learned into practice during your weekly clinical supervision sessions. You'll receive dedicated support and expert teaching from a team of accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapists with a wide range of experience across primary and secondary care.


The course enables you to develop your knowledge and practice of CBT skills, allowing you to work as a CBT (high intensity) practitioner.

Completion of this programme goes entirely towards meeting the requirements of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) for the training element of practitioner accreditation. If you're seeking accreditation, it is important to ensure that you will fully meet all requirements (available on the BABCP website).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment and Formulation Skills in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 
  • Fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 
  • Behavioural Theory and Clinical Interventions 
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety Disorders and Depression 
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety Disorders and Depression 2: Complexity
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Dissertation Project (for MSc award)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 UK honours degree (or above) in a related subject
  • You will need to be working in mental health and social care or associated independent sector agencies.

Work experience

You need a core profession relating to mental health or can go through the Knowledge, Skills & Attitudes (KSA) Route to Accreditation and provide a portfolio as outlined on the BABCP website

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    10960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10960 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PGDip: £2740

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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