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UCAS CODE: B941

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Herefordshire and Ludlow College Hereford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Overview

In the Counselling FdSc, we focus on the Person-Centred counselling model. Throughout the programme, you will develop the skills and personal awareness needed to foster a lasting therapeutic relationship. You'll learn through experience and communicating the core conditions of the Person-Centred Approach: empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard.

This foundation degree will equip you with everything you need to practice as a counsellor in several settings. This course is an ideal opportunity for those who would like to enhance their current role with qualified counsellor status. You'll also can progress onto our one-year Integrative Counselling BA top-up degree.

Key features

  • Flexible locations: this programme is delivered by Herefordshire and Ludlow College.
  • Close collaboration with counselling agencies and employers leading to excellent placement opportunities.
  • Meets the core competencies of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.
  • Opportunities to progress to further study with a one-year top-up degree.
  • Flexible progression to employment in a range of settings, from education and the NHS to agencies addressing specific issues like bereavement or alcohol abuse.

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,100per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points :

Level 3 qualification in Counselling Skills (minimum of 120 hours tuition, which includes both theory and skills). Passes at A-C in 4 GCSE subjects, including English Language or equivalent.

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 79 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    123 72%

    40th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    71st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    6th

    32

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