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Part Time University Of Ulster Foundation Degree in Counselling

Southern Regional College

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UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER FOUNDATION DEGREE IN COUNSELLING Who is this course for? This part-time Foundation Degree has been designed to meet an identified need for quality educational provision in the area of counselling. The course will be offered over two evenings each week or one day. Students can take an a two year course which leads to a Higher Education Certificate in Counselling Studies, or a Higher Education Certificate in Counselling. Students can also progress to year three to complete the Foundation Degree in Counselling. Students who wish to achieve the Foundation Degree must successfully complete 125 hours of Supervised Counselling Practice and undertake 20 hours of personal therapy. Those completing Supervised Practice will be required to find a counselling placement, undertake external counselling supervision and cover the cost of supervision. This course incorporates an integrative model of counselling. Modules studied on the course include The Integrative Approach Personal Development Developing the Therapeutic Relationship Understanding the Client in Context Humanistic Counselling Cognitive-Behavioural Approaches Ethics and Professional Practice and Psychodynamic approaches. In years two and three students wishing to complete the Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling or the Foundation Degree in Counselling will undertake Supervised Practice in an appropriate setting. How long is this course for? 2 - 3 years (depending on qualification sought) Attendance Part-Time What can I do after the course? This course is suitable for anyone who wants to develop their counselling skills in a relevant work setting. For those who complete the three year Foundation Degree, it acts as a vehicle to becoming professionally accredited as a counsellor. Students who complete the Foundation Degree can also apply to complete a BSc (Hons) in Communication with the University of Ulster.

UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER FOUNDATION DEGREE IN COUNSELLING Who is this course for? This part-time Foundation Degree has been designed to meet an identified need for quality educational provision in the area of counselling. The course will be offered over two evenings each week or one day. Students can take an a two year course which leads to a Higher Education Certificate in Counselling Studies, or a...

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