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Applicants should have a professional qualification recognised by the BABCP, or be able to demonstrate they have the required core training and competence for the delivery of a psychological therapy within an ethical framework. For further entry requirements, see below.
If English is not your first language you require an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5 for most standard undergraduate and postgraduate courses. There are some exceptions and if the IELTS requirement differs it will be specified on the course page.
Months of entry
If you wish to qualify as a cognitive behavioural therapist this course offers an excellent programme of study. With an emphasis on self-practice and self-reflection, it will enhance your therapy skills and support you during an intensive but rewarding year of study.
Teaching is delivered across a mix of classroom and clinical practice-based learning, clinical supervision and intensive skills workshops. This training will provide you with the key competencies and skills to work effectively as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, providing interventions for a range of clinical presentations.
Our Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Therapies: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (High Intensity) offers an excellent programme of study for those wishing to qualify as CBT therapists.
Students of CBT have studied on this programme for over ten years and we have a proven record of producing well-rounded and knowledgeable therapists. Teaching is delivered across a mix of classroom learning, clinical practice based learning, clinical supervision and intensive skills workshops. In addition to the high quality teaching, there is an emphasis on self-practice and self-reflection, both to enhance therapy skills and to support students in their journey through an intensive but rewarding year.
Information for international students
Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from International Students. For more information please visit our website.
Fees and funding
For up to date fee and loan information please visit our website.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Taught Enquiries