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Psychotherapy and Counselling BSc (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Psychotherapists and counsellors offer a range of services, typically involving talking therapy, that address the mental health and wellbeing of the general public in a variety of settings. This course aims to prepare you for careers in psychotherapy and counselling, but also the many careers where excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.**Why this course at Marjon?**• This course develops the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to work competently and ethically in a variety of settings.• Strong practical focus based on the practical nature of the profession, which is underpinned by academic knowledge. You will practise core skills from the start of the course.• Group sizes are small and intimate, allowing strong relationships to be built between class mates and their teaching team, as well as allowing teaching and feedback to be personalised to the needs, academic goals and career aspirations of students.**What might I become?**You could progress to roles within health and social care, education, or counselling and psychotherapy contexts. You will be in an excellent position to pursue a career in psychotherapy and counselling, which may involve completing a postgraduate degree or additional supervised practice. Psychotherapists and counsellors work in private practice and in a diverse range of organisations such as schools and charities. In addition, your skills will be valuable in a wide range of roles that involve working with or looking after people, such as team leading, human resources, teaching, or caring roles.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Psychotherapy and Counselling at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and find out why we are ranked second in the UK for teaching quality*. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.B**ook on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day****Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Ranked in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, published 23 Sept 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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University information

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    100th out of 118

    82nd out of 83 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    104 49%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    83 48%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%



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