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Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies PgDip

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies PgDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Clinical Psychology Cognitive Psychology Psychotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is ideal if you wish to practice using a cognitive behavioural approach in settings that include the helping or health professions, private practice or management roles where working with people is the prime focus. As a graduate of this course, you’ll be eligible to apply for Level 2 Provisional Accreditation as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP). During your studies, we’ll guide you to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that underpin CBP practice. You’ll explore the underlying principles and have opportunities to develop skills in the assessment of clients and the analysis of their presenting difficulties. You’ll be encouraged to develop a detailed knowledge of CBP techniques, as well as of models of anxiety disorders and depression, and their application to clinical casework.

Course Highlights: This course offers you the opportunity to gain accreditation as a therapist from the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP). It has Level 2 Accreditation which means that it meets the training requirements for practitioner accreditation. The course is also designed to cover the therapeutic competences for cognitive behavioural psychotherapists outlined by the Department of Health. On successful completion of the course you’ll have an assessed portfolio of evidence designed to meet the BABCP criteria for accreditation. You’ll also be eligible to apply for the University of Bolton’s MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies. Course Highlights: This course offers you the opportunity to gain accreditation as a therapist from the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP). It has Level 2 Accreditation which means that it meets the training requirements for practitioner accreditation. The course is also designed to cover the therapeutic competences for cognitive behavioural psychotherapists outlined by the Department of Health. On successful completion of the course you’ll have an assessed portfolio of evidence designed to meet the BABCP criteria for accreditation. You’ll also be eligible to apply for the University of Bolton’s MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies.

Key Features: The course is fully modular and therefore flexible. If your work or personal circumstances require you to take a break, we can extend your period of study by agreement. A strong basis of theoretical psychology underpins the course. This helps to ensure your practice-related learning is not separated from its primary academic base, and supports your understanding of where CBP techniques come from, and how they might develop in future. We’ll also explore how to evaluate literature, models and therapeutic practice, and consider how research methods, design and evaluation is used to underpin evidence-based practice. The course also covers issues relating to ethical practice and the professional role of the therapist.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

27-JAN-20

Modules

Applications of CBT1 - Core
Applications of CBT 2 - Core
Psychological Principles of CBT - Core
Applications of CBT 3 - Core
Practice Portfolio Preparation and Supervised Practice 1 - Core
Supervised Practice 3 - Core
Supervised Practice 2 - Core
Professional Practice, Skills and Attitudes - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must have already achieved a minimum of an Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours degree in a relevant discipline (with high grades in relevant modules). Students should possess a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills (or equivalent). They must hold previous experience of counselling/therapy and/or client work (normally 200 hours). They must submit a draft portfolio of evidence of your knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to working as a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist. You must be willing to undertake external supervision with an approved supervisor.

University information

The University of Bolton dates back to 1825 and has a long and distinguished history of providing quality education. Situated on a modern campus in the centre of Bolton, the University is home to 11,000 students who are very happy with their experience, proved by their number one ranking for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester in the Complete University Guide 2019. The university is split into nine faculties: Bolton School of...more