Whilst undertaking this programme you will be employed in a healthcare or social care setting, locally, nationally or internationally. The knowledge and skills gained from studying this programme will enhance your ability to develop your career and enrich your professional practice. Furthermore the programme may enhance your academic ambitions which may include progressing on to a Masters.

Pathway example 1: To become a counsellor / psychotherapist.

After completion of this programme

Moving onto a postgraduate programme in Counselling or Psychotherapy, which helps you earn a counsellor / psychotherapist registry.

E.g. MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (on-campus) at the University of Derby, to apply for BABCP (British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies) accreditation.

MSc Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (on-campus) at the University of Derby, to become a registered counsellor / psychotherapist with BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy).

Pathway example 2: Next step for online learning

After completion of this programme

Psychology

Moving onto our Master’s programme in Psychology or Health Psychology, depending on your academic background. If you don’t have enough psychology academic background, you can take University Certificate in Psychology to get yourself ready for these online Master programmes.

Health and Social Care

Moving onto our Master’s programme in Integrative Health and Social Care.