Taught course

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Psychology

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent, plus mental health qualification. Applicants will be expected to be familiar with individual casework, history-taking and case load management and must normally be UK registered health professionals.

Non-standard entrants will be considered if you can demonstrate that you have the necessary work based experience, skills and aptitude demonstrated by a Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (KSA) portfolio.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will provide registered health professionals with sufficient theoretical and skills training in cognitive behavioural therapy and can develop your career as a therapist and the service you provide. lt is delivered part-time.

This course is for people already working in a healthcare setting (in areas including psychiatry, clinical and forensic psychology, occupational therapy, social work, nursing, general medical practitioners) who are interested in delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in clinical settings.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months


part time
12 months


part time
36-42 months

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