Birmingham City University
Psychotherapy is a postgraduate profession and candidates are required to demonstrate that they are able to work at postgraduate level. Candidates that do not hold the required academic entry requirements need to demonstrate through their life experiences and previous endeavours that they are able to commit successfully to study at post graduate level. Standard postgraduate programme course entry requirements: successful completion of the Graduate Certificate programme, or level 6 equivalent in order to meet the learning outcomes of this stage of training; a counselling diploma or equivalent qualification that meets the learning outcomes of the Graduate Certificate stage; and 1 of the following: a degree in psychology or a related discipline (such as sociology philosophy, etc.); or a non-relevant degree (such as education, etc.) but also some appropriate training and/or work/life experience; or a qualification in 1 of the helping professions (such as psychiatric nursing at level 5 or level 6, probation, social work, teaching, etc.)
Graduate certificate: origins and development of integrative psychotherapy; relational development and awareness; clinical and professional development; foundation theory and practice. Postgraduate certificate: self and relation; growth and change; human development: an integrative approach; applied theory and practice of integrative psychotherapy. Postgraduate diploma stage: research methods; assessment and diagnosis in integrative psychotherapy; advanced theory and practice in integrative psychotherapy. MSc stage: integrated theory and practice (research/professional development workshops).
A variety of assessment methods are used throughout the programme, including presentations, essays, audio recordings, case studies and a research proposal. The MSc final year stage is assessed by a project (includes a small scale research project and taped transcript). To qualify for the MSc students must pass all modules and have completed the equivalent of 40 hours per year of personal therapy and have accumulated 300 hours of clinical work with supervision hours equating to at least 1 supervision hour for every 6 clinical hours. For UKCP registration the clinical hours must be 450 hours. Students are able to register post qualification with the University to gain any extra hours needed for UKCP registration.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 675 per Credit (EU)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 675 per Credit (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 675 per Credit (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 675 per Credit (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 675 per Credit (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City North Campus||Birmingham||B42 2SU||West Midlands|