Taught course

Psychological Therapy

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Psychology
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

If you don’t have the degree requirement for this course you should provide a portfolio of evidence of written work produced while training or working in the field.

You must have:

  • a core professional qualification in a mental-health field as defined by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) or evidence of completing the BABCP Knowledge Skills and Attitudes requirements
  • foundation-level knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and evidence of providing structured psychological therapies and interventions.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course equips you with a critical understanding of cognitive behavioural models of anxiety disorders, depression, psychosis and personality difficulties. You’ll develop the skills to deliver high-quality and creative cognitive behavioural interventions across this range of problems.

We offer four pathways through this course:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Young People
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Common Mental Health Difficulties
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Complex Difficulties
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis.


This course is offered in partnership between the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex and the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
30 months
full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
study@sussex.ac.uk