University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Advanced Practice in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This award is suitable for practitioners who are involved in the delivery of health and social care/psychologically focused interventions across a range of disciplines, roles and service areas. This course aims to prepare students to meet professional standards and seek accreditation by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). We create practitioners who are able to act as a specialist resource in keeping with employers' clinical governance targets and benchmarks such as Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), NICE Guidelines and the Layard Report.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedures.

Course modules

Modules include: Fundamentals of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); CBT for anxiety disorders; CBT for depression. Advanced supervision of CBT practice 1 and 2; anxiety, depression and transdiagnostic practice; QPU: PgDip advanced practice of CBT; research Methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: Patients/clients are invited to share their experiences of therapy; reflective and theoretical essay; reflective case study based upon a DVD submission of case work; portfolio; presentations; peer review; research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time March 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time March 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time March 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time March 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time March 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time March 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time March 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time March 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time March 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time March 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,667 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster Campus Lancaster LA1 3JD North West

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Key information

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