Taught course

CBT (introductory level practice)

University of Southampton · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

The usual academic entrance requirement is a first degree in psychology, medicine, social work, occupational therapy, nursing, or an equivalent professional qualification, from an approved university, of 2:1 standard or above. If you have a non-degree nursing qualification, this must be equivalent to an undergraduate PG diploma. Experienced mental health professionals who do not meet these entrance requirements may sometimes be individually assessed and considered for admission on a discretionary basis.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

If you wish to start using CBT in your practice, then this programme will provide you with a grounding in the application of CBT concepts and methods in therapeutic practice. It will enable you to reach advanced beginner level on the CTS-R, represented by a score of 30 out of 72 (Blackburn, James, Milne & Reichelt, 2000).


  • PSYC6088 CBT Theory and Skills II;
  • PSYC6095CBT Supervision 1: Introduction to Evidence Based Treatments for People with Axis I Problems;
  • PSYC6102CBT Supervision 0: Basic Introduction to Evidence-Based Treatments for People with Axis I problems;
  • PSYC6104 Introduction to CBT Theory and Skills.

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Qualification and course duration


part time
up to 60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
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