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Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Cognitive Psychology Psychotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy (CBP) is currently the key recommended psychological treatment for these conditions. It is essential that practitioners are prepared with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to deliver CBP competently. This course is written to the requirements of the lead organisation in the UK which sets the competency standards for Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy. The teaching at the University and with Clinical colleagues in placement areas is of the highest standard. This course will fundamentally alter the way clinicians work in practice. Successful completion of this programme you will eligible to apply to become an accredited practitioner with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP).

This is a BABCP level 2 accredited course and most Health Service Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy posts will stipulate that a requirement is accreditation or working towards accreditation with the BABCP. Graduate from this course will be eligible to be accredited at level two. Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,933

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,933

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a cognate area, such as Mental Health Nursing, Psychiatry, Applied Psychology or equivalent recognised professional qualification(s). In addition, you should have: At least two years' clinical practice / experience in a relevant area (statutory or independent sector) working with clients with mood and anxiety disorders, AND ; Be employed in clinical practice in a suitable area (where CBT approaches are employed) with the support of your management for study on the course, AND; Have access to suitable clients and supervision by an experienced BABCP accredited (or accreditable) Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist while on placement in your own clinical area.

Department profile

The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World (QS World Rankings 2019). Through our research, we strive to address some of the world’s greatest challenges in health, food and the environment. To meet these challenges, our academic staff undertake world-leading research...more