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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Level 1 (PGDip)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About this course

This course is subject to revalidation.

Develop your cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) knowledge and skills to the level of a competent CBT practitioner on this postgraduate diploma at the University of Southampton. This part-time course is accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) at level 1 and will count towards your accreditation as an individual practitioner.

CBT practitioners use talking therapy to help patients change negative patterns of thinking or behaviour. It’s recommended by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for the treatment of a range of mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, psychosis and personality disorders.

On this part-time PGDip you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of cognitive behavioural concepts, models and methods.

By studying both theory and research-based evidence, you’ll develop essential skills in:

  • collaborative assessment
  • formulation and treatment
  • critical decision-making

Whether you’re new to CBT or an experienced clinician, your choice of modules will allow you to develop specialisms to meet your personal interests or the needs of your clinical practice.


This training provides a pathway towards British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) accreditation, allowing you to pursue a professional career in CBT.

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University information

University of Southampton

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  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

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  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    153 71%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%



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