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Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health BSc (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: CC88

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • 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.Students have opportunities to present at and attend psychology conferences. Charities and private companies provide live briefs and mentoring for specific units.Recent guest speakers have included a sleep laboratory researcher, police advocates, practicing counsellors, and a specialist reading intervention teacher.**What does this course lead to?**The course has a strong focus on employability and students have the opportunity to carry out a work placement in their final year, helping to gain vital practical experience and increasing industry connections.The course provides an excellent starting point for further specialist training in clinical or counselling psychology, mental health support or psychological wellbeing. It can lead directly onto postgraduate training if students wish to work towards registered or chartered status as a psychologist.**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

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    115th out of 118 4

    57th out of 79 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    109 53%

    84th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    34.0 34%

    111th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    12th

    41
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 61%

    65th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    9th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    8th

    5

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