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Psychology with Counselling and Psychotherapy BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

A 60-year-old woman struggling to deal with the sudden death of her mother. A teenager experiencing depression. A 26-year-old man with lived experience of domestic violence as a child.Psychology is the science of the human mind and behaviour. How we think, behave and interact with the world around us.Distressing experiences and emotional trauma can be devastating. It can affect every aspect of our lives, from our relationships with our families to our ability to cope at work.And that’s where a counsellor or psychotherapist can help.On this three-year course, some of the topics you might study include categories of illness and labels (such as anxiety or depression), how to work with people with different psychological difficulties such as eating disorders and chronic pain and the ethics of working therapeutically in mental health.You’ll also explore topics from the influence of family, gender and culture on our development to memory recall and language, as well as how to analyse statistics in our computer labs.Some of the therapeutic skills you’ll normally learn are acceptance, empathic listening, questioning techniques, how to develop practitioner resilience as well as how to observe a patient or client, how to use digital media to record, and how to give appropriate feedback. You’ll mostly learn through role play activities in pairs and small groups.**Features and benefits**- ** Accredited course -** Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).- ** Specialised study -** You’ll explore the therapeutic aspects of psychology, helping to prepare you to begin a career in counselling or clinical psychology, counselling and psychotherapy or related psychotherapeutic professions.- ** Outstanding facilities -** You’ll have access to our specialist facilities for psychology demonstration and practice, which includes an fNIRS imaging research device, 12 experimental testing laboratories and six psychology laboratories.- ** Teaching expertise -** Our teaching staff includes practicing researchers, counselling and clinical psychologists, forensic psychologists and community psychologists.- ** Study abroad -** You’ll have the option to choose our four year study abroad route. Completing your third academic year at one of our partner institutions in Europe, America, or Australia.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,000per 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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A level : BBB

Excluding General Studies. Would prefer at least one 'academic' subject from 3 A-levels.


University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 118 4

    44th out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

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    128 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    132 76%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%



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