Taught course

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Physical Health

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree in psychology or other health/social care related discipline, e.g. counselling, health sciences, nursing.

Months of entry


Course content

This module explores:

  • The theoretical and evidence-based introduction to using CBT with clients who have physical health conditions and those who require chronic disease self-management
  • The use of CBT, enabling you to work specifically with clients who require chronic disease self-management
  • Therapeutic skills for assessing and managing medically unexplained symptoms
  • Effectiveness of CBT interventions for physical health problems and medically unexplained symptoms.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Module
    part time
    4 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545