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Psychology, Counselling and Therapies with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree. This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree. During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

Counselling psychologists help people dealing with issues like bereavement, domestic violence, sexual abuse, traumas and relationship issues. Prepare for professional training in counselling and clinical psychology with this British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited course, developing the skills needed to enter postgraduate training for a range of rewarding careers including psychotherapy and coaching.

Typical employment destinations within six months of graduation include as an Education Advisor, Financial Analyst, Housing and Welfare Officer, Primary and Nursery Education Teaching Professional, Psychologist, Special Needs Education Teaching Professional, Sports Coach, Therapist, Vocational and Industrial trainer, Community Wellbeing Advisor and Youth and Community Worker. Graduates also go on to a range of postgraduate taught and research degrees such as the MSc Coaching Psychology or MSc Health Psychology.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,650per year

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

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    123rd

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 118 6

    27th out of 83 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    99 46%

    113th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    75th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    46th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    119 68%

    44th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    37th

    35

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