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Psychology and Counselling (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
The B.S. in Psychology and Counselling (Hons) at Staffordshire University will provide you with an excellent grounding in academic psychology and will introduce you to the world of therapeutic practice.
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Overview

The Psychology and Counselling (Hons) programme offered by Staffordshire University s perfect if you are interested in working with people experiencing difficult circumstances and is an ideal basis for further study to qualify as a counsellor.

To help you build a deep understanding of the human mind you’ll study social psychology, individual differences, biological psychology, research methods and cognitive psychology.

Completing this degree means you can apply directly to Masters or postgraduate counselling courses that lead to British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accreditation. If you decide not to pursue the further training necessary to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist, you will still develop key academic competences, such as self-understanding, communication and relationship skills that are vital to employment success.

Careers

Throughout the award students are provided with opportunities in order to prepare for the wider world when they finish the award and look for employment.

Our Psychology and Counselling degree prepares you for a wide range of professions including welfare, management, education and health. Many graduates enter postgraduate education and establish careers as psychologists or counsellors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

     

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Counselling Skills
  • Foundations of Psychology
  • Growing and Changing
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Perspectives in Psychology
  • Cognitive And Biological Determinants Of Behaviour
  • Counselling Theory, Ethics And Personal Development
  • The Psychology Of Social Perception
  • Children And Pictures
  • Health Psychology
  • Neuropsychological Disorders

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    51

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General Requirements

Apply through UCAS

Typical UCAS Offer: 112 points

  • A levels: BBC
  • 2 A level: 96 points
  • BTEC: DMM

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 Stoke-on-Trent

  • 550 - 850 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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