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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PgDip

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Cognitive Psychology Behavioural Psychology Psychotherapy Clinical Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) provides theoretical and skills training to meet the minimum training required by British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) for accreditation to practice as a CBT therapist. PG Diploma trainees may apply to proceed to the specialist MSc which is offered over a further six-month period. The Postgraduate Diploma has been accredited by the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy professional body, The British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) to Level 2 (meeting BABCP minimum training standards criteria for individual therapist accreditation on successful completion of the course).

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy services are an expanding area of mental health services due to an increasing demand for evidence-based psychological therapies. The award of the PG Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy will enable students to apply for professional employment as fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists. 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)

£7,710

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

The part-time standard postgraduate taught tuition fee, for student commencing study in the acdemic year 2019/20, is £32.78 per CATS point.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a 2.2 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a cognate area or equivalent professional qualification(s) and at least two years clinical practice experience in a statutory or independent mental health or related setting. All applicants must: Provide evidence of prior basic knowledge of psychological therapies preferably Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and be currently employed in a clinical or practice setting within an organisation providing therapeutic or counselling services, and Be in a role for the duration of the Programme to access a suitable client group for practice and supervision purposes.