Undergraduate Counselling and Psychotherapy
Listen, empathise and provide support that shapes lives. We’ve designed our counselling and psychotherapy degree for people who want to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of humanistic psychotherapy.
Learn how to work with individuals as well as developing the skills to work with groups. You will explore the social and political context of counselling and develop your understanding of counselling and mental health in the UK and abroad. Provide therapy sessions to real clients, taking your work to individual and group supervision. Whatever your ambition, you’ll be ready to make a difference in a variety of settings, from charities to schools and prisons to private healthcare.
We financially support your personal therapy in first year. We also financially support your external counselling supervision in second and third year. Personal therapy and counselling supervision will develop your reflective practice, helping you to work even more effectively with your clients.
Learning through experience is at the heart of our courses – we have an extensive network of placement providers giving our students plenty of placement opportunities.
100% of our counselling students are employed or in further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes data released 2023 from 2020/21 graduates).
Counselling and Psychotherapy
Gain license to practice as a counsellor on our counselling and psychotherapy degree. Develop your self-awareness and learn ethics and theory before applying your skills in supervised placement practice. Use your new abilities with individuals and groups, in your own private practice or in counselling and psychotherapy organisations.
- UCAS code:
- Course length:
- 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
- Subject area(s):
- Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Example offers:
- 104-112 UCAS Tariff points
- Edge Hill University
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Discover Counselling and Psychotherapy at Edge Hill UniversityOur teaching team is made up of psychotherapists with extensive experience in their field. We’ll help you explore the theories and philosophies that shape practice, then you’ll spend time applying your learning. And on our BA, you’ll offer therapy sessions to real clients.
There’s a real focus on personal development on the degree – you get to learn a lot about yourself. I think it’s amazing that your growth as a person is an integral part of the course.
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My favourite thing about my degree so far is understanding how mental illness can impact anyone, from any social class. Particularly how social and political influences can dictate outcomes.
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We are one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.
The innovative £14m Faculty of Health and Social Care building provides outstanding teaching and learning resources. These include leading edge clinical skills facilities, ten teaching rooms, an 860-seat lecture theatre and a number of social learning spaces.