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

Psychology (Counselling) BSc (Hons)

  • ID:UNIC440276
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£2,666.67
  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£2,666.67
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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
  • Equivalences are not accepted, apart from Access applicants who must take 12 credits of Maths Level 2 or 9 credits of Maths Level 3 as part of their Access course.

English requirement

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

Course Information

This course offers you various volunteering opportunities, careers events and workshops which will enhance your employability once you have graduated.

You will have an opportunity to develop your understanding of the key theories and concepts in psychology and counselling, learning basic counselling skills and gaining an understanding of the professional context of counselling work. The applied nature of counselling psychology will be emphasised throughout the programme.

In addition to a focus on counselling concepts, issues and skills, this course will allow you to analyse and understand human behaviour, thought and emotions, from many different psychological perspectives. If you are looking to become a counsellor then this course provides you with a basis for professional level training.

If you are studying this course full-time you will take 120 credits each academic year. You will study a mix of core subjects and can choose from a range of modules which reflect your interests. At each level, you will take a core year-long module in Counselling combining three key elements:

  • key concepts and ideas
  • the development of self-awareness
  • the development of counselling skills

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Pathway Courses

  • Foundation Pathway in Science
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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

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