Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

The course provides an evidence based treatment approach as supported by current research and advocated by the national institute for clinical excellence (NICE) guidelines; students study the treatment of a wide range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, phobias and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Entry requirements

MSc: Relevant degree or equivalent from an allied field; applicants must also have work experience, typically of at least 2 years duration, working with patients in a mental health setting; it is a pre-requisite of the course that applicants have access to a clinical population to enable them to implement their cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) training into practice.

Course modules

Modules include: cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) theory and practice; CBT practitioner skills; professional and ethical issues; supervised practice; CBT research methods; CBT advanced theory and practice; CBT advanced skill; dissertation (MSc only).

Assessment methods


Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Uxbridge Campus UB8 1NA London
High Wycombe Campus HP11 2JZ South East

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