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Evidence Based Psychological Approaches (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) PgC


Course Description

If you work in a psychology or social care related field and want to gain a qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, then take advantage of our many years of experience in producing CBT experts. Our excellent working relationships with clinical partners across Lancashire and Cumbria allow us to provide a greater level of support in developing CBT practice. We'll make sure you have all the skills and knowledge needed to provide successful CBT to your patients, helping them progress faster in overcoming their anxieties and depression.

Course outline

This award is suitable for practitioners involved in the delivery of health and social care/psychologically-focused interventions across a range of disciplines, roles and service areas.

Graduate destinations

To complete your qualification as a Cognitive Behaviour therapist, you can progress to the Postgraduate Diploma Advanced Practice in CBT. This will allow for accreditation with the British Association of Behaviour and Cognitive Psychotherapists, which can open up doors for independent employment or with the NHS workforce as a High Intensity Worker in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Services.

Other admission requirements

The award is suitable for practitioners who are involved in the delivery of health and social care/psychologically-focused interventions across a range of disciplines, roles and service areas.

Usually applicants will be required to hold an honours degree classification 2ii or above in a cognate subject, or have a core profession recognised by the BABCP. For applicants who do not meet these requirements non-standard entry criteria will apply. It is expected that non-standard applicants will have evidence of successful study at level 6 (or equivalent) within the preceding 5 years.

Ideally, applicants should have post-registration experience in mental health (or similar experience) and access to adult clients presenting with anxiety or depression.

Applicants who intend to progress to the MSc/PgD Advanced Practice in CBT should check the additional entry requirements.

Visit the Evidence Based Psychological Approaches (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) PgC page on the University of Cumbria website for more details!

Entry Requirements

1st or 2nd class honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) procedures. See course description for further admission details.

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