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Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Adult or Children and Young People) MSc

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Adult or Children and Young People) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Cognitive Psychology Psychotherapy Childcare Skills Children / Youth (Social Work)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is to help you to become a skilled, independent cognitive behavioural psychotherapist. If you’re a caring professional who would like to develop expertise in evidence-based psychotherapy, CBT is for you. Our aim is to help you to become a skilled, independent cognitive behavioural psychotherapist. If you’re a caring professional who would like to develop expertise in evidence-based psychotherapy, this course is for you. You’ll be encouraged to become a reflective practitioner and increase your awareness and theoretical understanding of cognitive behavioural psychotherapy. You’ll consider the theoretical, social, cultural and ideological contexts in which your clients perceive, confront and manage problems. You will also study the major trends and orientations within cognitive behavioural psychotherapy.

This course is made up of three stages – Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, and MSc. You will be assessed through: Critical case studies, Observed exams and video recordings, and a reflective portfolio. As an autonomous cognitive behavioural psychotherapist you will be able to further your career in employment as diverse as social services, the NHS, primary care, social services, education, or the voluntary and private sectors. Some of our students have taken up research posts or commenced Doctoral level training.

Different course options

Full time | Kedleston Road Campus | 2 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

Fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioural Specialist Practice (Adult)
Cognitive Behavioural Professional Requirements
Ethics, Law and Research in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioural Advanced Practice and Professional Requirements (Adult)
Independent Scholarship

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Tuition fee for 2018/19 is £800 per 20 credits and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

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 need to have an undergraduate degree in a health and social care related area including experience in a relevant field. Applicants with a core profession in mental health nursing, occupational therapy, social work, psychiatry, psychology or counseling will require at least two years of post qualification experience in mental health care. Individuals without a recognised core profession can be considered through the development of a Knowledge, Skills and Attitude (KSA) portfolio of evidence plus at least two years of post qualification experience in mental health care. Applicants with a qualification in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy, or substantive experience in supervised practice may be eligible for entry via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required as they provide the criminal records checking service for the programme.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study...more