Taught course

Psychological Therapies

Leeds Beckett University · Health and Community Studies

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have at least a second class honours degree or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to an honours degree. All applicants should be a member of a relevant professional body with a code of ethics and have access to appropriate professional practice.

Months of entry


Course content

Gain the specialist training to advance your professional development in counselling, psychotherapy or another healthcare-related field.

You will further your understanding of contemporary theories in psychological therapies by analysing key issues and debates in counselling and psychotherapy. You will explore cognitive behavioural therapy approaches to therapeutic practice, social psychological theory and group therapy research.

As well as supporting your professional growth, your course will allow you to specialise in your chosen area of interest. Some of the diverse modules have an experiential component, others require purely academic study, and some will be useful for psychologists undertaking an independent route to the British Psychological Society's counselling psychology chartership.

Research Excellence Framework 2014 - 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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