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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner MSc (Degree Apprenticeship)

University of Exeter    College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Part time September, March Other, MSc 1 Year

About the course


  • Designed for employees from a wide variety of personal, academic or vocational backgrounds and/or with lived experience
  • Candidates are required to have experience of working in a setting (voluntary or statutory) where they have engaged with people experiencing mental health or emotional difficulties
  • This apprenticeship develops skills and practical experience in Low-Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (LICBT) for the treatment of patients with common mental health difficulties
  • Delivered nationally by clinical academics and researchers through blended learning, comprising of in-person and interactive online teaching to maximise study flexibility
  • Upon successful completion, apprentices will be fully qualified to work as PWPs within Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) services and eligible to apply for entry to the PWP register of the British Psychological Society (BPS)


The End-point Assessment is conducted by BPS Assessment & Awards Limited, a subsidiary of BPS. 

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Entry Requirements

Individual employers set the selection criteria in discussion with the University. Applicants will have evidence of successful study at Level 5 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, or equivalent, with a minimum of Level 2 English and Maths.

Applicants should also have experience of paid or voluntary work in a setting where they have been likely to have had exposure to people experiencing mental health difficulties. However, there is no expectation they will already have any previous qualifications in psychology.

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