Course Code: BA6MCNCH / 19DA11A
Information on course fees
If you are aged 16 - 18:
If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Introduction to the course
This programme is aimed primarily at those who have completed the first two years of the Foundation Degree at the College and wish to complete a third year that will enable them to achieve a BA (Honours) Counselling. You will be a qualified Counsellor working either in a paid or voluntary capacity. Accreditation of prior learning (APL) will apply for those wanting to infill this third year, but to be eligible you must have already completed a diploma in counselling that meets the training requirements of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and have the capacity to study at the third year of degree level. Written work will be undertaken as part of the APL process.
This is a full time course with formal attendance on the taught aspects of
the programme on one day per week (Monday) over one year and aims to
provide students with an in-depth understanding of counselling work in a
way that will enable students to:
- To critically analyse a wider range of Counselling orientations and to develop their own personal integration of these within their practice.
- To assist students in deepening their knowledge of counselling theory and their ability to put this into practice.
- To make links between learned theory and practice
- Critically analyse a wider range of Counselling orientations and to develop their own personal integration of these within their practice.
- Assist students in deepening their knowledge of counselling theory and their ability to put this into practice.
- Make links between learned theory and practice.
What do I need?
Applicants will normally be mature students, or able to demonstrate emotional maturity, have qualified as a counsellor and have a Diploma in Counselling that meets BACP requirements – including a minimum of 100 hours of supervised client work.
Counselling must form a substantial part of an applicant’s current work in a paid or voluntary capacity. Evidence will include academic qualifications and work experience. All candidates will be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course and complete a written assessment.
This allows the interviewing staff to establish academic background, interest and motivation, maturity of approach and commitment. Written assignments for Accreditation of Prior Learning will have to be submitted and successfully passed before the start of the programme.
How is the course taught?
The programme is taught by means of lectures, discussion of case
studies, seminars, tutorials, and participants’ own research. Assessment
is by coursework, which includes a research dissertation. Students will be
expected to be in supervised formal counselling either in workplace or
voluntary settings whilst undertaking the course. As full time students the
programme requires a commitment in terms of attendance for formal
teaching on Mondays 10am - 5pm, counselling hours and self study.
You will study:
- Research methods
- Research project
- Freud and object relations
- Professional issues and supervision
- Counselling in Society
- The counsellor in the organization
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is by coursework, which includes a research dissertation.
|Location||Start Date - End Date - Study Mode|
|Tottenham Centre||2 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime|
- Last Updated: 18 March 2019
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