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Burnley College

Counselling and Psychotherapy (Including Foundation Entry)

UCAS Code: HW11

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

104-112

We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2020

This course provides a foundation of essential knowledge of theoretical and practical skills which enables students to progress into careers within Health and Social Care and beyond. This is an interesting and stimulating course which provides students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of professional practice.

The course will provide students the opportunity to learn more about a range of topics including; roles, responsibilities and professionalism, professional boundaries, communication, anatomy, physiology, pathology and disease along with measuring health and wellbeing. Study skills, such as academic writing and accessing research, are an integral aspect of the course in order to provide students with the foundations needed for further study.

Modules

Foundation Year- Academic Writing and Studying in Health and Social Care; Learning Development and using Information Communication Technology to present information; Developing skills for delivering Health and Social Care; Developing Professional Skills for Delivering Health and Social Care; Foundations in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Disease; Measuring Health and Wellbeing Year 1 - The Discovery of the Unconscious; Introduction to CBT; The Human Being in Context; Introduction to Counselling and Person-centred Counselling Skills; Key Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy Years 2 (Preston) - Development of the Unconscious in Britain; Counselling Perspective on Mental Health; Intermediate Counselling Skills in Practice; Person-Centred Counselling Theory in Context; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Skills and Interventions; The Research Process Year 3 (Preston) - Psychoanalysis in Context; Enhanced Counselling Skills and Personal Development; Metacognitive Therapy and Theory; Integration and Contemporary Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy; Dissertation. And one of - Personal Development; Expressive Art and Therapy; Solution Focussed Interventions

Assessment methods

This course will be assessed using a combination of methods including portfolio building, academic essays, presentations, exams and information leaflets.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

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Course location:

Burnley College

Department:

Health and Wellbeing

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