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BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy Principles and Practices

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

If you have a passion for helping others and want to embark on a career in counselling or other people-focused professions, then this degree is an excellent choice for you.

  • Build a broad and detailed knowledge of latest theories and their applications within contemporary counselling and psychotherapy
  • Prepare for a wide variety of careers in people-focused occupations in fields such as health, social care, education and business
  • Gain a solid platform for further postgraduate study so that you can qualify to practise as a professional counsellor or psychotherapist
  • Undertake a range of insight visits to see practitioners in action, from work shadowing opportunities to taking part in support groups
  • Develop your capacity to work flexibly in multi-agency teams, thanks to our strong focus on inter-professional learning
  • Learn from a team who are specialists in their therapeutic fields and whose research is shaping the future of the counselling profession
  • Enrich your learning by drawing on our strong partnerships with employers and professional bodies
  • Make the most of our excellent learning facilities: you can choose to study this course at either Chesterfield or Derby.

If you would like to combine Counselling and Psychotherapy with another subject, consider our Joint Honours course.

Counselling and Psychotherapy Principles and Practices

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