12 months
867 GBP/module
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The Promoting Psychological Wellbeing programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) gives you the chance to develop your skills in evidence-based, low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions for common mental problems. 

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This Promoting Psychological Wellbeing programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory, evidence base and practice of low-intensity psychological therapy for common mental health problems. You’ll focus on developing your clinical skills in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)-approved methods, including behavioural activation, exposure and habituation, panic management, cognitive restructuring, sleep management, problem solving and medical concordance.

Most mental health problems are managed in primary care. Improving access to those services which can effectively treat people who are experiencing common mental health problems will have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the population. Primary care is now the cornerstone of the NHS and needs to be able to meet the growing demands placed upon it.

Future careers

This Promoting Psychological Wellbeing programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is designed as a development opportunity for current healthcare professionals who wish to enhance their skills in low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions for common mental problems. It also allows you to gain professional accreditation to practice as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP).


Accredited by The British Psychological Society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enhanced Guided Self Help for Anxiety and Depression
  • Work Common Mental Health Problems: Engagement and Assessment 
  • Culture and Processes in Primary Mental Health Care

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round.


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must show evidence of recent Level 6 study from a recognised institute of higher education for postgraduate study and level for graduate study
  • All students on this programme must be in a position to work with patients in a low intensity improving access to psychological therapies service and must produce written support from their employers to do this
  • All students must be able to complete the 45 days training
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • To undertake this course you must be in a position to work with patients in a low-intensity IAPT service and be able to produce written support from your employers to do this.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    867 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 867 GBP per module during 12 months.

per 20 credits module

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 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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