This Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Approaches BSc (Hons) Top-up at the University of Derby will teach you about the foundation of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, research skills, evidence-based practice, the integration of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies into practice, and about contemporary approaches of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies such as Compassion-Focused Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.
By completing this programme, you will have a solid foundation to integrate Cognitive Behavioural Therapies Approaches into your work place or practice, as well as the ability to implement strong research skills to help clients and patients effectively. You will be given the opportunity to develop key, critical competencies and develop your own area of expertise, developing self-awareness and an understanding of the need for personal professional development.
We recognise health and social care professionals have demanding and busy schedules. Studying this course online enables you to enhance your practice through part-time, online learning while still focusing on whats important. You can choose to study at a time that suits you, fitting your studies around your commitments, preparing you to integrate CBT into your line of work or supporting your next step to a Masters programme.
This two-year, level 6 course enables you to top up your existing qualifications to a Bachelors degree whilst developing your knowledge and understanding of this highly demanded mental health intervention. If youre looking to become a counsellor or psychotherapist, by completing this course and along with the relevant experience required, you will be well-prepared for progressing on to a Masters programme, such as our Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy MSc on campus which offers a professional registration. The flexible and self-paced structure of this course enables you to fit your studies around your professional and personal commitments, giving you the ability to study while developing your professional career.
During the course you will cover areas including evidence-based practice, understanding and application of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, Compassionate-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, research skills and working with people with distress and disorder.
This Integrating Cognitive Behavioural Practice BSc (Hons) Top Up course is delivered fully online with tutoring from our expert academics, who bring a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge to enrich your learning further, helping you to achieve a recognised university qualification.
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12 months to 4 years of part time study
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Entry to the programme may be possible subject to the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning procedures which may give credit for prior skills, experience or learning.
Applicants whose first language is not English or who have not studied in an English-speaking institution, will be required to achieve:
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