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Counselling and Psychotherepy Principles and Practices (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Counselling and Psychotherepy Principles and Practices Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Counselling and Psychotherepy Principles and Practices Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below . Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Counselling and Psychotherepy Principles and Practices in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.**Build an impressive portfolio of skills and keep your career options open by choosing to study Counselling and Psychotherapy with another subject as part of our Joint Honours scheme.**- Prepare for a wide variety of careers in people-focused occupations in fields such as health, social care, education and business- Gain a solid platform for further postgraduate study so that you can qualify to practise as a professional counsellor or psychotherapist- Build a broad and detailed knowledge of latest theories and their applications within contemporary counselling and psychotherapy- Gain essential practical experience whilst on placement- Learn from a team who are specialists in their therapeutic fields and whose research is shaping the future of the counselling profession- Enrich your learning by drawing on our strong partnerships with employers and professional bodies.- You could also consider studying Counselling and Psychotherapy Principles and Practices as a single honours subject.Skills in counselling and psychotherapy are invaluable in many walks of life. And, by combining two subjects you feel passionate about, your degree can open doors to an even wider range of career opportunities.**Explore latest therapies and thinking**This course represents an excellent introduction to counselling and psychotherapy. It will develop you academically, professionally and personally, equipping you with essential life skills alongside a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge.You’ll become familiar with a number of different psychological therapies that can be applied in a wide variety of contexts and situations. We focus on both interpersonal and intrapersonal development, with an emphasis on nurturing your skills as a reflective practitioner.The skills you gain will stand you in good stead for careers within fields such as health, social care, education and human resource management.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112 - 128

For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. We encourage you to outline all your qualifications and achievements in your application to provide us a full picture. Your offer will typically be based on your predicted and/or achieved grades from full level 3 qualifications or above e.g. A levels, BTEC Ext Diploma, Access to HE, etc. Any


University information

University of Derby

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  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 83

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    118 68%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%



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