Undergraduate DipHE

Therapeutic Counselling

This course is the first step to becoming a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It can also help you to develop a specialist role within your current occupation.

Therapeutic Counselling

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    2 Years
  • Start date

    18 Sep 2023

As part of this course, you'll:

  • Gain a qualification accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). This is just the first step in your journey to becoming a fully qualified counsellor or psychotherapist
  • Consider a wide range of psychological theories of counselling. This is designed to help you see the Relational Approach in context

Upon successful completion of our DipHE, you can progress straight onto our BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Counselling (Top-Up).

Professional recognition
This course is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). As a graduate, you’ll be able to register as a member and join the BACP register for counsellors and psychotherapists. Additionally, you’ll be able to work towards achieving accredited status with the BACP.

Personal development
You’ll get the opportunity to integrate theory and practice through group and individual supervision. This will help you to continue your own personal development. During your studies, you’ll be given all the help you need to find a suitable work placement.

Live counselling
You’ll have client contact for two, one-hour sessions per week, for a total of 100 hours. You’ll also undertake 20 hours of personal counselling. Your personal counsellor will be part of our university-approved network of professional counsellors. Undergoing clinical supervision with a counsellor is a vital part of becoming a skilled and knowledgeable reflective therapeutic practitioner.

Teaching and learning
The course is two years long and is taught on a part-time basis with teaching on campus for one day a week.

Why study Therapeutic Counselling at Leeds Beckett University...

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

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