Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This course would be appropriate for those interested in the treatment of mental health problems and may include: psychologists, mental health professionals, occupational therapists, GP's, nurses, social workers and other suitable graduates. Trainees learn to work with common mental health problems, such as mild to moderate anxiety and depression, progressing through their training to the treatment of more complex cases.

Entry requirements

Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent; at least 2 years work experience, 1 of which needs to be post degree; it is a pre-requisite that applicants have access to a therapist from the British association for behavioural and cognitive therapists (BABCP); for students whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5 is required, with at least 5.5 in each individual component.You must also have at least two year's post-graduation work experience working with vulnerable adults and/or those with mental health problems.

Course modules

Year 1: cognitive behavioural therapy theory and practice: foundation; cognitive behavioural therapy skills: foundation; supervised practice; applications of cognitive behavioural therapy. Year 2: research and integrated practice; cognitive behavioural therapy theory and practice: advanced; cognitive behavioural therapy skills: advanced; advanced supervised practice; dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus High Wycombe HP11 2JZ South East

Key information

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0330 123 2023