University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Psychological Therapies

This course provides an opportunity to develop skills in evidence-based low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions for common mental health problems and to gain the accreditation needed to practice as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP); the course provides a thorough grounding in the theory, evidence base and practice of low-intensity psychological therapy for anxiety and depression; students develop their competence in psychological clinical assessment and low-intensity CBT interventions, including behavioural activation, exposure and habituation, panic management, cognitive restructuring, sleep management, problem solving and medication concordance; the course is heavily focused upon the development of clinical skills in the IAPT approved clinical methods.

Entry requirements

2nd Class UK Honours degree or equivalent in a health-related subject; the programme is open to people working in mental health and social care, and associated independent sector agencies, who are working with people with common mental health problems; applicants who do not have a 2nd class degree who have relevant experience may be considered on an individual basis; at present this course is not available to international students; IELTS:6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each element); TOEFL IBT:87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 2,005 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 4,580 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 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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