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.
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.
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