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Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: C850

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

It’s good to talk and professional counsellors and psychotherapists are in growing demand in these pressured times. Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling degree offers core knowledge in these three disciplines, along with the opportunity to gain ABC accredited qualifications in counselling skills. Psychology is a core component of psychotherapy and counselling and the University of Bolton offers one of the oldest and most established psychology courses in the UK. Our BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling degree offers you the chance to learn about the interaction between these disciplines, gaining an appreciation of the diversity of perspectives involved, along with an understanding of their therapeutic use. Our friendly and experienced team will guide you as you develop knowledge of the theories, methods and debates central to the three core elements. We’ll support you as you explore psychology, gain specific counselling skills, and consider broader social issues that impact on the roles of psychotherapist and counsellor, such as assumptions, stereotyping, diversity and prejudice. We’ll also focus on developing your knowledge and skills in the use of psychological research methods, and your appreciation of the ethical issues involved. Inter-personal and transferable skills are also vital, so we’ll challenge you to develop sought-after communication, problem-solving, numerical, analytical, self-management, IT skills, and more. Overall, our dedicated team are focused on helping you gain the skills employers’ value along with a detailed understanding of psychology, counselling and psychotherapy.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 118 2

    77th out of 83 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    107 50%

    93rd

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.46 89%

    1st

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    64 37%

    81st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    2nd

    1

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