Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills

University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

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Entry requirements

For progression onto the Masters Programme:*

  • Undergraduate degree. (Relevant professional qualifications may be considered in place of a degree)
  • Level 2/3 Counselling qualification desirable
  • Experience of working with people in the caring field
  • Two references uploaded with your application**

For completion as a standalone qualification:

  • Experience of working with people in the caring field
  • Relevant professional experience and/or qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree is desirable
  • Level 2/3 Counselling Qualification is desirable
  • Two references uploaded with your application**

* Progression onto the Masters Programme without an undergraduate degree may be possible if your performance on the Postgraduate Certificate is exemplary.

** The references must be on letter headed paper or the referee can send them direct from a professional/work email address to admissions@southwales.ac.uk

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills at the University of South Wales offers a stimulating introduction to the skills, theory and awareness to inform emerging practice.

Successful completion of this course can lead onto our MSc/PG Dip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy course. However, there is no automatic progression and all applicants will need to reapply and be successful at interview for the MSc/PG Dip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy course.

This qualification can also help people in related professions such as social work, nursing or teaching to develop their listening and communication skills.

Fees and funding

UK students

For information on the funding options available for this course please visit our Student Money Pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
03455 76 77 78