University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This course focuses on the evidence-based treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. It provides students with a clear understanding of cognitive-behavioural concepts, models, and methods. It is anticipated that those completing the course are able to use what they have learned in a safe and effective way in order to enhance the efficacy of their psychotherapeutic interventions.

Entry requirements

2.2 degree (or international equivalent) in a related subject. Applicants must be working in mental health and social care or associated independent sector agencies; applicants without a 1st degree may be considered for the course based on clinical experience and previous study subject to approval. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in each element).

Course modules

Modules include: fundamentals of cognitive behavioural psychotherapy; cognitive behavioural therapy for depression; cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety and related disorders.

Assessment methods

Assessment of module 1: essay of 3,000 words maximum, case report 1 2,000-4,000; assessment of module 2: case reports 2 and 3, 2,000-4,000 words each; assessment of module 3: case report, 2,000-4,000 words. A portfolio of clinical work is kept, and marked at the end of each module on pass/fail basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,395 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,395 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,395 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,395 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

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