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

26 September 2022

Duration

10 weeks

Delivery

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

In this specialist, short course you will explore and develop the interpersonal skills that form the foundation of counselling and psychotherapy. You will be given the opportunity to consider how these verbal and non-verbal skills can improve personal communication and enhance self-awareness.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to

Course content

Topics covered may include:

Benefits

Offset course credits towards Counselling Studies and Skills University Diploma

If you do not have a degree qualification, once you’ve completed this course, you have the option to offset the 20 credits towards our online Counselling Studies and Skills (Not a Licence to Practice) University Diploma. This would reduce the number of modules you would need to study and the total cost of the course.

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

You may be able to gain entry to the programme if you meet the following criteria:

English language qualifications

IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) if you have not completed a programme at an English-speaking institution.

When applying, it is essential that you submit the following:

  1. Qualification evidence awarded in your country
  2. Transcripts of all relevant education/training
  3. NARIC evidence
  4. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 7.0* in all areas or equivalent qualification

If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 7.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

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

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Who will teach you

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Dr 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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