Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Nottingham University Business School

48 months
12330 GBP/year
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This exciting programme in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBP) focuses on the evidence based treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.


This programme in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBP) will focus on the evidence based treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. 

The central aim of the course is to provide students with a clear understanding of cognitive-behavioural concepts, models, and methods. It is anticipated that those completing the programme will be able to use what they have learned in a safe and effective way in order to enhance the efficacy of their psychotherapeutic interventions.

Key facts

  • Rated 8th in the UK for nursing and midwifery and 5th for Physiotherapy in the Complete University Guide 2018
  • We are a leading environment for world class research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014; 86% of our research activity is rated as world leading and internationally excellent with significant impact on people's health and wellbeing. We have also seen a 35% improvement in the quality of research undertaken in the past five years
  • Ranked 5th best in terms of research power in our unit of assessment, a measure which includes the quality of research and number of research active staff according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • Our teaching team includes a number of Senior Fellows and Fellows of the Higher Education Academy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression 
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety and Related Disorders 
  • Dissertation 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have at least a second class UK honours degree in a related subject and be working in mental health and social care or associated independent sector agencies.

  • Other requirements

Applicants without a first degree may be considered for the course based on clinical experience and previous study subject to approval.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    12330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12330 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.


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Updated over a year ago

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Nottingham University Business School