University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This course focuses on providing the clinical skills and academic understanding needed to function as a cognitive behavioural therapist.

Entry requirements

A professional qualification in health or social care, and a good 1st degree (a minimum of 2nd class) that relates to working with mental health service users, plus 3 years post qualifying practice experience in a health or social care setting to allow for consolidation of learning. Or a good 1st degree (a minimum of 2nd class) in a health related topic or equivalent plus a minimum of 4 years practice experience working within a health or social care setting. Applicants will need to secure their own placement and have access to external clinical supervision.

Course modules

Modules include: Behavioural therapy beginning with clinical supervision; common mental health problems 1; foundation in cognitive behavioural therapy skills.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 540 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,155 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
De Havilland Campus Hatfield AL10 9EU South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01707 284800