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BSc in Psychology with Counselling Skills (Full Time)

Middlesex University

Course Description

Psychology professionals with an expert understanding of mental health conditions are in demand across the social services. Our degree offers unrivalled facilities and tutor support for those who aspire to support the psychological well-being of society's most vulnerable.

Why study BSc Psychology with Counselling Skills at Middlesex University?

Our specialist degree integrates psychological theory and research with therapeutic practice. It is an ideal stepping stone towards careers within counselling, psychotherapy, clinical psychology and health psychology. Alongside gaining a broad education in psychology, you will take specialist counselling skills options and will also study research, theory and methods within mental health practice.

You will be taught in our unrivalled teaching facilities at our award-winning Hatchcroft Building which includes psycho-physiology, social observation, virtual reality and auditory cognition laboratories. You will also have access to computer labs, a psycho-physiology lab, a social observation lab, a virtual reality lab, an auditory cognition lab and 12 testing cubicles.

Course highlights

  • We offer a year-long, paid work-placement option between year's two and three, related to counselling, clinical, education, health, or forensic psychology and you will be exempt from paying tuition fees
  • Our degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society; you gain the highest level of industry-standard training
  • Upon successful graduation you can apply for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership to the British Psychology Society, a crucial step for those to pursue psychology postgraduate study
  • Although this degree does not qualify you as a counsellor, it is the perfect platform for postgraduate training in counselling or clinical psychology
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Psychology professionals with an expert understanding of mental health conditions are in demand across the social services. Our degree offers unrivalled facilities and tutor support for those who aspire to support the psychological well-being of society's most vulnerable. Why study BSc Psychology with Counselling Skills at Middlesex University? Our...

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Course Content

What will you study on the BSc Psychology with Counselling Skills?

The course develops the essential knowledge and skills required for counselling psychology alongside the soft skills necessary to build collaborative and effective relationships with patients. You will study compulsory modules in the first and second year which will introduce the broad range of theoretical and methodological approaches to psychology and counselling. In your third year you will choose options from areas as diverse as mental health and well-being, psychoanalysis and psychology coaching.

What will you gain?

You will gain a wealth of additional skills to support you in your future career or further studies including: research and analytical skills; and detailed communications skills including a thorough understanding of human communication methods.

What will you study on the BSc Psychology with Counselling Skills? The course develops the essential knowledge and skills required for counselling psychology alongside the soft skills necessary to build collaborative and effective relationships with patients. You will study compulsory modules in the first and second year which will introduce the broad range of...

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Entry Requirements

112 UCAS points plus GCSE C English, Maths and Science

Middlesex University has a flexible and personalised approach to admissions and we accept applications from students with a wide range of qualifications and a combination of qualifications.

Please check our general entry requirements page to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements

Applications from mature candidates without formal qualifications are welcomed, provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of relevant ability and experience.

If you are unable to meet the entry requirements for this course you may still be eligible for our Foundation year course. This is an extra year of study to prepare you for the full degree. For more information see our Psychology foundation page.

Eligibility

UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.

Academic credit for previous study or experience

If you have achieved a qualification such as a foundation degree or HND, or have gained credit at another university, you may be able to enter a Middlesex University course in year two or three. For further information please visit our Transfer students page.

If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.

Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions

Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.

112 UCAS points plus GCSE C English, Maths and Science Middlesex University has a flexible and personalised approach to admissions and we accept applications from students with a wide range of qualifications and a combination of qualifications. Please check our general entry requirements page to see how these points can be achieved from our...

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