Taught course

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety and Depression (IAPT)

University of Southampton · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

Usually a good degree in psychology, mental health professional qualification or equivalent.

Months of entry

September, October

Course content

This BABCP level 2-accredited postgraduate diploma provides a one-year training in CBT for mild to moderate anxiety and mild to severe depression in line with national IAPT guidelines. The course is open to high intensity IAPT trainees and others who wish to develop these specialist skills.

Typical modules include: Introduction to CBT Theory and Skills; CBT Theory and Skills II; CBT Supervision 1: Introduction to Evidence-based Treatments for People with Anxiety and Depression; Evidence-based Treatments for Anxiety Disorders; CBT Supervision 2: Disorderspecific Treatments for People with Anxiety Disorders; CBT for Depression; CBT Supervision 3: Evidence-based Treatments for People with Depression; CBT portfolio Plus clinical work placement focusing on anxiety and depression, supervised by University supervisors and practice supervisors based in the IAPT service.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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