Applicants should hold a good Honours degree in psychology; graduate basis for registration with the British Psychological Society (BPS); relevant counselling/therapeutic training to certificate level or equivalent; relevant counselling/therapeutic experience, e.g. NHS psychology assistant, paid or voluntary counselling work; disclosure and disbarment check. IELTS at 6.5 for International applicants.
Year 1 core modules include: Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy; introduction to counselling psychology; introduction to psychodynamic; research methods for counselling psychologists; therapeutic practice 1. Year 2 core modules include: Clinical workshop; counselling psychology research and dissertation preparation; psychodynamic 2; psychopathology; therapeutic practice 2. Year 3 core modules include: Counselling psychology in context; doctorate dissertation; integrative and relational approaches; professional roles and relationships; therapeutic practice 3.
A variety of assessment methods is utilised throughout the programme to emphasise the broad range of skills being assessed. Assessment methods include an unseen ethics examination, critical review essays, case studies, process reports, research proposals, a thesis, oral presentation, written evaluations, supervisory reports, case work, client logs, evidence files and practical workbooks. It is expected that by using a variety of methods aimed at assessing academic and research skills alongside practical clinical skills, you are given every opportunity to demonstrate your skills.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|DCounsPsych||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 19,650 per Whole course (EU)||3 years|
|DCounsPsych||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 19,650 per Whole course (England)||3 years|
|DCounsPsych||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 37,650 per Whole course (International)||3 years|
|DCounsPsych||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 19,650 per Whole course (Northern Ireland)||3 years|
|DCounsPsych||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 19,650 per Whole course (Scotland)||3 years|
|DCounsPsych||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 19,650 per Whole course (Wales)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Teesside University||Middlesbrough||TS1 3BA||North East|