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What will I learn?

**Course Overview**- On our Counselling, Coaching and Psychological Interventions Foundation Entry programme you’ll get to study three different approaches to the field: psychoanalytical, humanistic and cognitive behavioural.- Foundation Entry degree courses are ideal if you’ve got the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to directly join an Honours programme. It’s entirely unique, and a great stepping stone to degree study.- You’ll consider what counselling and psychotherapy actually are, and be introduced to the three major theories that underpin counselling and psychotherapy work in today's society.- During your Foundation Entry Year, you’ll study alongside peers from related courses, so you’ll gain a broad introduction to social care.- We focus on teaching the interpersonal skills common to counselling situations and experiential learning.**Why study with us**- Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy at the University is 3rd in the North West for assessment and feedback, National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.- All our course facilitators operate within the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Ethical Framework.- You’ll complete a year placement, which will help you to prepare for work in the field of counselling.We’re committed to the values and principles of the NHS Constitution and these are integral to our health programmes. The approaches to delivery and the content of our programmes aim to foster a culture which embraces the NHS Values of:- Working together for patients- Respect and dignity- Commitment to quality of care- Compassion- Improving lives- Everyone counts- As part of the course you will have the opportunity to hear about the experiences of service users, carers, patients and public members via our community engagement and service user support groups (Comensus).

Which department am I in?

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

11 September 2023


Main Site

Admissions Office,

Corporation Street,



PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Diploma plus SAT 1550 from 'Critical Reading', 'Math' and 'Writing' (before March 2016) OR SAT 1130 from 'Evidence Based Reading and Writing' and 'Math' (after March 2016) OR ACT Composite Score 22 and two SAT Subject Tests at 600 each OR Two Preferred Advanced Placements (APs) with grades 3, 3. OR (if no SAT or ACT) - Three SAT Subject Tests with grades 600 each OR Three Preferred Advanced Placements (APs) with grade 3, 3, 3.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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