Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

University of Oxford

12 months
4610 GBP/year
4610 GBP/year
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) at the University of Oxford is part of a comprehensive CBT training programme, which has been renowned for its consistent record of excellence in CBT practice, training and supervision over the past 25 years.


Oxford is internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in CBT and the course draws on an impressive body of local specialist skill and knowledge.

After successful completion students are awarded a Postgraduate Certificate from the University of Oxford. This award can contribute towards a Postgraduate Diploma in CBT, accredited by The British Association of Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies at Level 1.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) at the University of Oxford provides qualified healthcare professionals with high-quality training and supervision in CBT theory and practice, enhancing knowledge and skill in what is now recognised by the National Health Service as a major psychological treatment modality, with a substantial and growing evidence base.

Course aims

The Course seeks to enable students to:

  • Appreciate how theory, research and clinical practice inform each other in cognitive behavioural therapy, contributing to its continued development
  • Establish and practise a repertoire of enhanced cognitive behavioural skills
  • Develop the ability to apply these skills with specialist patient groups and problem areas encountered in their own places of work
  • Establish and maintain warm, respectful, collaborative relationships, and develop the ability to understand and manage difficulties in the alliance (including the student’s contribution) using a cognitive conceptual framework
  • Through consultation, identify and resolve difficulties in practice, whether arising from theoretical, practical, interpersonal, personal or ethical problems
  • Programme Structure

    Students on the PG Cert in Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy will study one of the following specialisms:

    • Children and Adolescents
    • Complex Presentations
    • Psychological Trauma
    • Psychosis and Bipolar
    • Supervision and Training 

    Key information


    • Part-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    60 alternative credits



    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    Upper Second Class

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    As a minimum, applicants should hold or be predicted to achieve the equivalent of the following UK qualifications:

    • a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours in a relevant subject.
    • For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.5 out of 4.0.
    • If your degree is not from the UK or another country specified above, visit our International Qualifications page for guidance on the qualifications and grades that would usually be considered to meet the University’s minimum entry requirements.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      4610 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4610 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • National

      4610 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4610 GBP per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Oxford

    939 - 1530 GBP /month
    Living costs

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


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