Taught course

Psychological Intervention (CBT)

University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

The course is open to Trainees High Intensity therapists employed by local IAPT services. Independent self-funded applicants are now also welcome.

Self-funded applications for the next cohort should contact admissions@surrey.ac.uk for further details. NHS and AQP training place applications must be submitted via their respective advertised dates and not directly to the University of Surrey.

Months of entry


Course content

Our stimulating PGDip Psychological Intervention (CBT) programme provides comprehensive teaching in cognitive behavioural therapy through a rich range of learning experiences, providing opportunities to integrate theory with practice in cognitive behavioural models.

This ensures that graduates can provide a high quality talking therapy to service users.

Programme overview

Our PGDip Psychological Intervention programme is a well-established course offering high-quality training to individuals working within psychological therapy services.

The programme addresses real-world challenges with teaching on relevant service issues, clinical presentations and input from service users themselves.

Master-classes from leaders in the field of cognitive behavioural therapy form a key component of the training curriculum, and are complemented with lectures, workshops, video role-plays, debates, trainee presentations, experiential and self-reflective sessions.

After completion of the programme, students will be qualified to deliver high-quality and NICE-compliant cognitive behavioural therapy to adults with common mental health problems, including depression and anxiety disorders.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details