Taught course

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Adults or Children and Young People)

Institution
University of Derby · College of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

These normally include an undergraduate degree in a health and social care related area including work experience in a relevant field. Applicants with a core profession in mental health nursing, occupational therapy, social work, psychiatry, psychology or counseling will require post qualification experience. Individuals without a recognised core profession can be considered through the development of a Knowledge, Skills and Attitude (KSA) portfolio of evidence plus relevant experience in a health and social care setting. Applicants with a qualification in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy, or substantive experience in supervised practice may be eligible for entry via Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required as they provide the criminal records checking service for the programme.

MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Study a course accredited by the British Association of Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP)
  • Develop as an ethical practitioner and gain confidence in contemporary ‌ theories and practice in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
  • Become an innovative reflective practitioner with a critical approach, informed by evidence-based practice
  • Train as a practitioner who’s in line with contemporary, academic, NHS, scientific and professional body standards, and undertake interprofessional learning opportunities
  • Learn from a highly committed, qualified, and experienced lecturing team

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Health and Social Care
Email
hsc@derby.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1332 591703