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Counselling and Therapeutic Practice BA (Hons)

University of South Wales

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Newport

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Counselling and Therapeutic Practice degree offers the learning and training you need to become a professional Pluralistic counsellor, working with an integrative model. You'll gain the knowledge, skills and experience to provide counselling across all age ranges, from children and young people to adults. You will study a range of traditional 'talking therapies', as well as creative and contemporary approaches working both face-to-face and online with clients.Work placements are an important part of this counselling degree and will fully prepare you for the start of your career. You'll have placements in every year of the course, including 100 hours of supervised professional practice. This meets placement criteria for individual accreditation with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). The School of Psychology and Therapeutic Studies has dedicated Placement Officers and strong links with a wide range of local counselling agencies, employers and counselling services to provide you with the supervised practice hours required.Our Counselling and Therapeutic Practice degree is based at our Treforest Campus. USW Treforest is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the warm and friendly welcome and community atmosphere, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place. From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and its ambitions. Here you will find everything you need in one place - halls of residence, the library and sport centre, cafes and bars to eat and drink, and friends to spend time with.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per 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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A level : CDD - BCC

To exclude A-Level in General Studies.The A Level entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 84 6

    33rd out of 79 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    112 54%

    60th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    30th

    38
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    34th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    110 64%

    58th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    72
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    57th

    30

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