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Counselling PsychologyWhitelands College
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Location: Whitelands College
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/21
Duration: 36 months
Intl fees: £13926
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This programme provides professional training that leads to eligibility for registration as a counselling psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and chartered status with the British Psychological Society (BPS).This programme has recently been updated and re-validated to incorporate new BPS standards. It is at the leading edge of international developments in counselling psychology practice, research and theory; and brings together contemporary understandings from person-centred psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural models of therapy. There is a strong emphasis on your identity and employability as a practitioner psychologist, including skills in assessment and formulation, leadership, service evaluation, psychological testing, qualitative and quantitative research methods.The course is based on a relational pluralistic philosophy that values diversity, and promotes individual empowerment and social change. This means that we respect and value a wide range of approaches to psychological intervention and research, view relationships as central to wellbeing, and seek to enable trainees to make a positive difference both at an individual and social level through their clinical and research work.You will join a vibrant community of practitioners and researchers, who will help you achieve your goals, and enable you to make a valuable contribution to the field of counselling psychology. • Applications for the coming academic year 2016-17 are now closed.• However, applications for the academic year 2017-18 are open. • Selection interviews are likely to take place in February and April 2017.• Please note that before submitting an application all candidates must read the full 'Programme Outline' and entry requirements.
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All candidates must have the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS, a 2:1 or above in psychology or equivalent, experience in an emotionally demanding helping role and basic training in counselling skills. International applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS of at least 7 with no element below 6.5 or equivalent. Before submitting an application all candidates must read the full 'Programme Outline' (available on the course page) and entry requirements.
IELTS: 6.5 (5.5 in any band)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Roehampton University, Psychology. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Students travel from around 140 countries to study at the university and there is also an ever-expanding network of overseas partner institutions and organisations involved with Roehampton. There is plenty of information on the website for students thinking about applying to the university included country specific information. On arrival, there is a welcome and orientation program that helps students adapt to their new environment. Fun and engaging, the course helps students get to know the campuses and the larger area. The Roehampton Students Union represents the student body and organises the student clubs and societies. It operates 12 different bars, cafes and restaurants across the campuses. It also organises Freshers Week, the student representation services as well as student support. Clubs and societies range from media and sports to RAG and volunteering groups. Interest groups include academic topics such as photography and dance; cultural groups including womenâ€™s society and a fashion society as well as fun clubs such as a debating society and a gaming club. Student run media includes a radio station, TV station and a magazine. The university also runs a competition called the College Cup. Because the four colleges are at the heart of everything that happens, there is a competition between them with points earned for various activities and the winner gaining the College Cup. Points are awarded for matters such as college pride, volunteering, sports, fundraising and environment and community work.