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BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling

Learn online and earn a BPS-accredited degree from Arden University to lay the foundations for your career. Cover the fundamentals of psychology and psychological wellbeing while specialising in counselling theory and practice.

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  • Level

    Bachelors Degree
  • Duration

    3 years+
  • Language

    English
  • Total Tuition Fee

    £27,750

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling

  • Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

  • 3 years+

  • Total tuition fee

    £27,750

    Delve into psychology and prepare for a career in counselling

    Are you considering a career as a counsellor or counselling psychologist? Do you want to explore the fundamentals of psychology?

    This flexible online degree from Arden University takes a person-centred approach that is both broad-ranging and specialist. You’ll master the fundamentals of social, cognitive, biological, and developmental psychology, while developing core skills for therapeutic and counselling practice.

    Join an online network of experts, learners, and practitioners

    Throughout the course, you’ll have access to cutting-edge digital learning technologies to aid your learning. You’ll join an online community of other learners, researchers, and practitioners, who’ll help you learn through real-world contexts and apply your new skills in the field.

    You’ll also hear from guest speakers working in a wealth of other fields, including the fire service, policing and the NHS.

    What skills will you learn?

    • Counselling
    • Therapy
    • CBT
    • Empathy
    • Resilience
    • Critical thinking
    • Psychological research
    • Methodologies in psychology
    • Analytical skills

    The content of this course has been developed by professionals working in a wide range of different areas (from clinical psychology to the fire service and beyond). That means you’ll be equipped for an equally varied range of fields and professions worldwide.

    You’ll graduate with an in-depth knowledge of modern counselling theory, and the skills you need to practise, including:

    • Communicating effectively in challenging situations
    • Retrieving, comprehending, and using data
    • Handling primary source material appropriately
    • Problem solving and abstract and scientific reasoning
    • Making critical judgements and evaluations
    • Applying sensitivity to interpersonal factors
    • Talking and listening approaches in counselling
    • Responding to feedback

    To be eligible for this course, you should have:

    • Passes at grade C or above in three subjects, including mathematics at GCSE level or equivalent or one year of relevant work experience.
    • For students whose prior education was not taught in English: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element); TOEFL iBT 80; or equivalent.

    BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling

  • Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

  • 3 years+

  • Total tuition fee

    £27,750

    If you’d like to know more, please answer a few questions and Arden University will get in touch with you with more information.

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    Arden University has a proud heritage in providing flexible and accessible higher education. We’ve grown and evolved from our beginnings in 1990 as the chosen online learning partner for universities across Britain, to offer a new kind of learning experience, providing both online and blended learning degree courses that meet the changing needs of modern life.