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FOUNDATION DEGREE IN COUNSELLING UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER

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Who is this course for?

This part-time foundation degree has been designed to meet an identified need for quality educational provision in the area of counselling. The course will be offered over one full day each week. Students can take a two year course which leads to a Higher Education Certificate in Counselling Studies. Students can also progress to year three to complete the Foundation Degree in Counselling. Students who wish to achieve the Foundation Degree must successfully complete 150 hours of Supervised Counselling Practice and undertake 20 hours of personal therapy. Those completing Supervised Practice will be required to find a counselling placement, undertake external counselling supervision and cover the cost of supervision. This course incorporates an integrative model of counselling.

How long is this course for? 1 full day over 3 years.
Entry Requirement One GCE A Level and three GCSE's or acceptable equivalents. Students must have completed a Certificate in Counselling Skills or have related academic and practical experience. All applicants will be interviewed by tutors prior to admission. Acceptance will depend on a successful interview
Attendance Part-Time
What Will I Study

This course incorporates an integrative model of counselling.

Modules studied on the course include:

  • The Integrative Approach
  • Personal Development
  • Developing the Therapeutic Relationship
  • Understanding the Client in Context
  • Humanistic Counselling
  • Cognitive-Behavioural Approaches
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Psychodynamic approaches.

In years two and three students wishing to complete the Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling or the Foundation Degree in Counselling will undertake Supervised Practice in an appropriate setting.

Progression On successful completion of this course you may apply to complete a BSc (Hons) in Counselling at the University of Ulster. This course will act as a vehicle to becoming a professionally accredited as a counsellor.
Where can I study this course? Banbridge and Newry Campus
N: Kathy Loudoun
T 0845 604 0033
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Awarding Body University of Ulster
Course Code FGCOUN

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