University of Sussex
Students entering at the start of the course should possess (i) and (ii) with either (iii) or (iv), plus (v). (i) a core profession qualification in a mental health field as defined by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies or evidence of being able to complete the BABCP Knowledge Skills and Attitudes requirements; and (ii) foundation level knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and some experience of providing structured psychological therapies or interventions; and either (iii) a 1st or 2nd Class undergraduate Honours Degree or equivalent; or (iv) the ability to study successfully at postgraduate level, demonstrated through a portfolio of evidence of previous written work produced in a training or work context; plus (v) ready access to suitable clients (clients with common mental health presentations of anxiety and depression for our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for children and uoung people pathway, clients with complex difficulties for our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Complex Difficulties pathway). Note that clinical placements may be available with the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to complete the practice element. In order to be accepted on the course you must also pass an interview.
Subjects covered include the fundamentals of cognitive behavioural therapy; anxiety difficulties, depression; psychosis and personality difficulties.
Our taught modules are assessed by a variety of methods including essays, clinical activity reports, clinical commentary, and a portfolio.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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