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Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

This course will allow students to learn how to use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with clients and to assess, formulate and provide interventions. Focusing on clients who have anxiety and depression right through to people with addictions, personality disorder and schizophrenia; you will also have the opportunity to study new developments, family interventions and how CBT is used to treat physical health issues.

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.2 or above, or equivalent in a related area and a minimum of 12 months experience working with people who have mental health issues. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); CBT for anxiety disorders and addictive behaviour; frontiers of cognitive behavioural psychotherapy; CBT and physical health; CBT for complex cases; family interventions; psychosocial interventions; mindfulness -based approaches with CBT; CBT for children and young people; clinical supervision; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include tutor and peer practical in-class assessments, case studies and reflective assignments and portfolios of learning.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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