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The course provides a high quality professional counsellor training. The course content offers students a supportive and stimulating learning experience. The course supports students in acquiring the supervised placement hours required for accreditation with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
This course is delivered by experienced, practising person-centred counsellors and offers a wide range of learning experiences including experiential, theoretical, placements, group and individual work. There is a high level of individual tutor support and assessments are varied. The course offers opportunities for personal development and is designed and implemented in accord with British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) requirements.
In year one the experiential training takes place over one full day per week, plus independent study. In year 2, the training is one full day plus half a day for group supervision / personal development and work placements. After completion of the first two years students are able to practice as professional counsellors and those choosing to leave the course at this point will be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education in Person-Centred Counselling. Those who choose to stay for the third year of study will leave the course with a BA (Hons) in Person-Centred Counselling.
Students studying this course will cover units in The Person-Centred Approach; Comparative Studies; Starting Counselling Practice; Counselling Practice; Developments in the Person- Centred Approach; Self-Evaluation; Research; Group Work and a Dissertation.
“This course has changed my life. It has given me excellent training in how to counsel and the personal development necessary to do this well. The tutors are very supportive and the assessments varied and stimulating. It's amazing. I can't begin to say how it's changed my life for the positive.”
Karen Warne, 3rd year student
What is included in your tuition fees
At UCS your tuition fees provide access to all the usual teaching and learning facilities that you would expect.However, there may be additional costs associated with your course that you will need to budget for.
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280 UCAS tariff points (or equivalent)
Applicants will have completed the equivalent of a two year certificate course in counselling or counselling skills, and will normally be 21 or over at the start of the course.
UCS Great Yarmouth| (campus code Y)
Three years full-time
All UCS degrees are jointly validated by the Universities of East Anglia and Essex
*Subject to validation
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