Online course details

UK/EU fee

£840 (2020/21)

International fee

£840 (2020/21)

Course level

Level 5

Course credits

20 credits

Start date

24 May 2021

Course length

10 weeks

Mode of study

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

This short online counselling course aims to provide insight into specific counselling approaches within various organisational contexts which may include both statutory and voluntary agencies.

The course will explore the philosophical and theoretical principles that underpin the particular context. It will consider how the counselling context might impinge on counselling practice. The course will explore the skills required to work within the counselling context and it will consider ethical practice.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this short course, you will be able to:

Course content

Benefits

Offset course credits towards another qualification

Once you’ve completed this course you may be able to offset the 20 credits towards our online University Diploma in Counselling Studies and Skills. This would reduce the number of modules you would need to study and the total cost of the course.

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Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2020 and August 2021.

UK/EU fee: £840

International fee: £840

About your fees

Prices are correct for the year of entry shown. These are subject to annual increase in subsequent academic years.

Course requirements

In line with our value of extending opportunities, this is an open course, with few entry requirements. You may be able to gain entry to the programme if you meet the following criteria:

English language qualifications

You will normally need one of the following English language qualifications:

If English is not your first language, you will need an English language qualification. For this course, you will need at least one of the following:

Other English language qualifications may be accepted and you should provide full details of these with your application.

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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Who will teach you

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Yasuhiro Kotera
Programme leader

Academic Lead in Counselling, Yasuhiro Kotera, has been Academic Lead for online Counselling and Psychotherapy courses since 2014 and has been researching into mental health and neuro-linguistic programming.

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