Postgraduate PG Dip

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Part-Time
  • Duration


    2 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), this course will enable you to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It will provide you with the accredited training required to become registered with the BACP and be professionally recognised as a counsellor.

You will gain an understanding of relational theory and practice and will learn how to apply your therapeutic counselling and psychotherapy skills with clients. Through clinical practice, you will identify your strengths and areas for development, ensuring you become a capable and self-reflective practitioner.

We help you find a suitable work placement where you will have client contact on a weekly basis and totalling 100 hours. You will also undertake 20 hours of personal counselling from a network of professional counsellors approved by our University.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

We help you find a suitable work placement where you will have weekly client contact time - 100 hours in total. You will also undertake 20 hours of personal counselling from a network of professional counsellors approved by our University. Undergoing clinical supervision with a counsellor is a vital part of becoming a skilled and knowledgeable reflective therapeutic practitioner.

Why study Counselling and Psychotherapy at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Professionally accredited course
  2. Specialist facilities
  3. Fantastic placement opportunities
  4. Engage with academic and industry experts
  5. Part-time study
  6. Research-led teaching

Accredited by

PG Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy PG Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy student Amanda talks about her experiences at Leeds Beckett

next steps

kick-start your career

Abstract image of the outside of Broadcasting Place and Broadcasting tower Image of male student in the library on a laptop with headphones on

Looking for More?

Check out courses similar to Counselling and Psychotherapy.

All Courses

Similar courses