Online course details

UK/EU fee

£840 (2022/23)

International fee

£840 (2022/23)

Course level

Level 5

Course credits

20 credits

Next course date

29 May 2023

Duration

10 weeks

Delivery

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

Fees and funding

2022/23 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2022 and August 2023.

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.

If you are unable to take an English Language Test locally, you may wish to consider our Derby English Language Test (DELT), which is an online test in two parts: reading and writing, and listening and speaking. Take a look at our Derby English Language test (DELT) page for full course details, online exam dates and how to book.

Documents to support your application

In order for your application to be assessed, you will need to provide the following documents when you apply:

*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.

Please note: failure to submit any documentation when requested, may result in your application being withdrawn.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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For support with completing your application, view our guide to the application process.

Who will teach you

Lecturer Robert Maxwell-Jones

Robert Maxwell-Jones
Programme leader

Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy with a focus on online learning, Robert Maxwell-Jones previously worked in the university as an Online Learning Adviser which has enabled him to develop a very student focussed approach to teaching. He teaches across a range of Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural and Clinical Supervision Programmes.

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