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Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapy MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Cognitive Psychology Psychotherapy Behavioural Psychology Clinical Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Trauma) provides both clinical and research skills training to promote evidence-based practice in mental health care. Students may study for the Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) over 18 months to obtain the minimum training qualification accredited by The British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) to practice as a CBT therapist or apply directly to this MSc which is offered over 2 years. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy services are an expanding area of mental health services due to an increasing demand for evidence-based psychological therapies. Graduate of this specialist MSc can apply for professional employment as fully accredited Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapists, practice in trauma at a specialist CBT level and are be able to undertake clinical research with a view to publishing in academic and professional journals.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

Appraisal and Application of Evidence-Based Trauma Focussed CBT for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Other Related Disorders - Core
CNT Models and Skills for Other Specific and Complex Disorders - Core
Application of CBT Models and Skills for Depression and Anxiety - Core
Core Concepts and Skills of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Depression) - Core
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety Disorders - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants normally should have a 2.2 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline excluding Computer Science or other similar Computing degree. Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements may be considered for admission under Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL).

Department profile

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast A Community of Scholars We are a busy, multidisciplinary community of learners, dedicated to using the wide range of subjects on the arts and humanities to make a difference in lives locally, nationally and internationally. We are home to some 7600 students and 700 academic and support staff who work in five Schools – Arts, English and Languages, History,...more