Application deadline for January extended for limited period
Term starts 29th January
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We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.
This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.
Course code: OLUAO Level: 6
If you are looking to develop mental health skills and practice as a therapist, a nurse or other roles within the health and social care sector, this course is for you. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is currently receiving the highest funding from the UK government among all the other therapeutic interventions, and is one of the most, well-researched psychological interventions around the world. As a result, the need for learning Cognitive Behavioural Therapies has seen a significant increase in demand worldwide.
Ideal for developing mental health skills
This course will teach you about the foundation of Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Approaches, 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.
Flexible and supported learning
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 what’s 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 Master’s programme.
This two-year, level 6 course enables you to top up your existing qualifications to a Bachelor’s degree whilst developing your knowledge and understanding of this highly demanded mental health intervention. If you’re 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 Master’s 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 Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Approaches BSc (Hons) Top-Up degree 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.