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MSc Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychotherapy Cognitive Psychology Behavioural Psychology Clinical Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Trauma) provides both clinical and research skills training to promote evidence-based practice in mental health care.

You 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.

The MSc adds to the PG Dip modules an applied specialist clinical module for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and related disorders including research methods training designed to facilitate clinical research and encourage therapists to publish in academic journals.

Career Prospects

Introduction

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.

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Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy for Complex Disorders - Core
Appraisal and Application of CBT for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Other Trauma Related Disorders - Core
Training Supervision of the Application of CBP Models and Skills for Depression and Anxiety Disorders - Core
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorders - Core
Core Concepts & Skills of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy for Depression - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,140

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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.

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