Psychology with Counselling (2017 Entry)

Course type: Single Honours,
Entry requirements: Read more about entry requirements
Typical offer:BBB/ABC or equivalent
Tuition fees: Read more about tuition fees
Duration and mode of study: 3 years, Full time
Location of study:University Main Campus
Subject Area: Psychology, Faculty of Natural Sciences

clearing course banner

Course Overview

The study of psychology which explores why humans feel, think and act the way they do has strong links with the study of counselling skills, which adds specific theories about distress and help and development in listening and helping skills.

Psychology will teach you how to design and conduct your own psychological studies in our well-equipped labs using a range of quantitative and qualitative techniques. This will fit well with exploring concepts and debates in counselling, as well as honing some practical skills in effective listening and communication. On this programme you will learn to reflect broadly on situations and to contextually apply what you know.

Course content

Our Course Information Documents (CIDs) are designed to give you all of the details you need to make an informed decision about what and where to study.

Single Honours Course Information Document (PDF)

Skills and Careers

The programme is accredited by the British Psychology Society. Please note the course is not a practising qualification in its own right, but the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist and a requirement for further study and training for careers in psychology or counselling.

These could include working as a counsellor, psychotherapist, or as a clinical, counselling, educational, forensic, occupational or sports psychologist. You will be equally well placed to pursue a career in counselling, either employed or self-employed.

Visit our Careers pages (new window)

Codes and Combinations

Codes and Combinations

Single Honours, Major and Foundation course information

Psychology with Counselling : C8B9 View Unistats for this course

can be combined with:

Full Unistats data is available at unistats.direct.gov.uk (opens new window)