University of Wolverhampton
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This programme constitutes professional applied psychology training which produces therapeutic practitioners who are eligible for chartered status with the BPS and are eligible for entry onto the Health and Care Professions Council register as Counselling Psychologists.
Eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered status with the British Psychological Society (GBC); normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in Psychology or its equivalent; normally possession of a qualification in counselling at least to certificate level; to have spent normally at least 6 months in relevant paid or voluntary work, using appropriate skills with clients on a face-to-face basis. This experience should normally have taken place within the last 5 years; a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 7.0 or its equivalent); appropriate reference(s); enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). Note: Overseas applicants must provide confirmation from the BPS that their degree has been recognised, and must normally possess a recognised qualification in counselling at least to certificate level accredited by a professional body. Please also note that to be eligible to apply for HCPC registration upon graduation applicants need a minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. Enhanced DBS clearance is needed prior to entry onto the course, which must be self-funded. Successful completion of the selection process to include: interview, essay, case study, group exercise and synopsis of research. Personal Requirements (all of the following): self-awareness; ability to make use of and reflect on life experience; capacity to cope with emotional demands of the course; ability to cope with intellectual and academic requirements; ability to form a helping relationship; ability to be self-critical and use both positive and negative feedback; some awareness of the nature of prejudice and oppression of minority groups.
There are opportunities to research topics across applied disciplines, including applicability in clinical; counselling; health; forensic; occupational and organisational; disabilities; hearing impairments; cognitive psychology; developmental psychology; cyber psychology; eating issues; mental health problems and complex client presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Professional Doctorate||Full-time||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Wolverhampton||WV1 1SB||West Midlands|
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