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Psychology and Counselling (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Psychology and Counselling (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster provides you with a broad contemporary education in Psychology and Counselling within a vibrant, global learning environment situated in the heart of London. 
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Overview

The team of the Psychology and Counselling (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster includes qualified and practising counsellors and psychotherapists who are passionate about sharing their experience, knowledge and skills of therapy. What you will study has been designed to meet the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society. This aspect will prepare you for postgraduate training on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

In addition to Psychology, you will study counselling and psychotherapeutic theories and approaches, and you will have the opportunity to develop practical skills such as active listening and effective questioning. This course is also designed to help you to think creatively and critically, developing the problem-solving skills that will enable you to apply psychology and counselling to address a wide range of personal, professional and societal needs. 

Careers

Upon graduation, you will be suitably equipped to embark on professional training in counselling psychology and psychotherapy, as well as to work in a wide range of professional settings. 

As such, the BSc Psychology and Counselling programme provides a pathway towards personal and professional growth and development.

Accreditation

The Psychology and Counselling BSc Honours is accredited by the British Psychological Society. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 or 4 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological psychology 
  • Cognitive psychology 
  • Counselling tutorials
  • Developmental psychology 
  • Individual differences
  • Introduction to psychological research methods 
  • Social psychology
  • Complementary approaches to therapy
  • Data analysis for psychology 
  • Humanistic approaches 
  • Clinical psychology 
  • Cognitive disorders 
  • Professional Issues in a Critical Context
  • Forensic psychology 
  • Health psychology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A Levels – BCC to ABB
  • International Baccalaureate – 27 points. We also welcome applications from students taking the IB Career related Programme
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM to DDM
  • BTEC Diploma – D*D to D*D*
  • Access – 104 to 128  UCAS Tariff points from the Access course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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