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Psychology (Counselling and Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Fascinated by psychology? Hoping to pursue a career in counselling after graduation? This specialist degree can help you to develop a strong grounding in psychology (the scientific study of mind and behaviour) while at the same time building the foundation of knowledge required to pursue high-level study in the areas of counselling, mental health support and mental wellbeing.This course course is accredited by The British Psychological Society. The curriculum explores the scientific methods used to assess, understand and address various psychological issues - such as depression, psychosis and post-traumatic stress disorder - and the risk factors related to the development of psychopathological disorders.Students build an understanding of counselling and psychotherapy theories, examining the latest advancements and techniques, and exploring the role of empathy, compassion and mindfulness in counselling.As well as studying the core principles of the application of psychology within the context of counselling and mental health, students are able to specialise in their final year in fields such as behaviour change, applied psychopathology, CBT and mindfulness-based approaches, and psychology and technology.Psychology students have access to the University’s industry-standard facilities, including experimental cubicles, specialist psychophysiological recording equipment and eye-tracking facilities.**What does this course lead to?**Recent graduates have gone on to postgraduate study and a range of roles, including mental health support worker; psychological wellbeing practitioner; assistant psychologist; therapeutic practitioner; research assistant; learning support worker; probation service officer; social work; and NHS information analyst.**Who is this course for?**This course is ideally suited to those who wish to pursue a career in clinical or counselling psychology, mental health support or psychological wellbeing.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,260per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

The university is home to students from over 100 different countries who have all chosen to study in the UK at Solent University.
With strengths in maritime, creative industries and sports, Solent's ambition is to be renowned for excellence in everything it does.
Solent's dedicated international team can provide information, advice and guidance on issues including visas and immigration, life in the UK and employment.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    111th out of 118 3

    50th out of 83

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    109 51%

    87th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    86th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    112 65%

    56th

    29
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    3rd

    63

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