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Psychology (Counselling) BSc (Hons)
Psychology (Counselling) BSc (Hons)

Psychology (Counselling) BSc (Hons)

  • ID:UNIC440276
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • Typical offers are BBC at A Level or DDM at BTEC.
  • GCSE Mathematics at grade C or above

English requirement

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands

Course Information

If you are interested in pursuing a career in counselling or clinical psychology, or another helping profession where interactive skills are essential, this course is one of only a few national programmes that is designed specifically for you.

Our Psychology and Counselling course will introduce you to the central concepts of both psychology and counselling before moving on to explore the subject in more depth, according to your interests. You will have the opportunity to study areas as diverse as positive psychology, parapsychology and neuroscience of mind.

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  • Psychology in Practice (20 Credits)
  • Introduction to Psychology (20 Credits)
  • Becoming a Psychologist (20 Credits)
  • Introduction to Counselling (20 Credits)
  • Positive Psychology (20 Credits)
  • Psychology for Life (20 Credits)


  • Research Methods and Statistics (20 Credits)
  • The Human Animal (20 Credits)
  • The Psychology of Well-being (20 Credits)
  • Counselling: From Theory to Practice (20 Credits)
  • The Psychology of Learning and Teaching in Educational Settings (20 Credits)
  • Biological and Cognitive Psychology: Mechanisms of the Mind (20 Credits)
  • Development and Society (20 Credits)
  • Personality & the Fundamentals of Psychology (20 Credits)


  • Psychology of Mental Health (20 Credits)
  • Parapsychology and Anomalous Experiences (20 Credits)
  • The Psychology of Health (20 Credits)
  • Educational Psychology (20 Credits)
  • Psychology of Spirituality, Religion and Wellbeing (20 Credits)
  • Counselling in Context (20 Credits)
  • Lifespan Development (20 Credits)
  • Neuroscience of Mind (20 Credits)
  • Applying Positive Psychology (20 Credits)
  • Psychology (Counselling) Dissertation (40 Credits)
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Pathway Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • academic psychologist
  • research and teaching in higher education
  • careers in education, the health service, the police force, human resources management, marketing, the civil service, social work

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

 £470 per year

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