Entry requirements

A typical offer will include a relevant degree, for example psychology, or the equivalent from an allied field.

You must also have at least two year's post-graduation work experience working with vulnerable adults and/or those with mental health problems.

It is a pre-requisite of the course that applicants have access to a clinical population to enable them to implement their CBT training into practice.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme fulfils the minimum training standards of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and leads to eligibility to apply for accreditation as a cognitive behavioural therapist.

Through workshops, research projects, specialist modules and hands-on learning, you’ll gain the key knowledge and understanding you need to start your career. We will also teach you the necessary skills to support others.

On successful completion, you can also then progress on to our MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy if you wish to do so.

Information for international students

For further support and advice please visit our International Students section on our website.

Fees and funding

Please see the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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