Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Anxiety Disorders and Addictive Behaviour - Single module
Level 7 (30 credits)

Part-time study available
Alternative start dates available

3 good reasons to study Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Anxiety Disorders and Addictive Behaviour - Single module at Salford


Ideal for therapists who want to work in the areas of addiction and with specific anxiety disorders as continuous professional development


A mix of theoretical concepts and skills-based elements to enhance practice


Delivered by staff who are subject experts in their field

Course Summary

This module will allow you to gain a conceptual understanding to evaluate current research and methodologies related to CBT.

This module has been designed to enable you to assess treatment methods for clients with anxiety disorders and/or addictive behaviour, demonstrate decision making in complex situations and exercise initiative and personal responsibility by working within a professional and ethical framework.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must have successfully completed Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Master's Level 7, 30 Credits) single module.
  • An upper second class honours degree in psychology or other health/social care related discipline, e.g. counselling, health sciences, nursing.
  • Or

  • An honours degree (in any discipline) (2.2 or above) and a diploma in Counselling or its UKCP or BPS equivalent.
  • You will be required to use CBT skills within your work/voluntary placement setting and will need to access a minimum of one 20 hours supervised practice. Practice should be supervised by a qualified counselling/psychotherapy supervisor who is a member of BACP/BABCP/UKCP, or an accredited CBT therapist who is, or is working towards, BABCP supervision accreditation.
  • If your first language is not English you must provide evidence of proficiency. This can be proven with a score of at least 7 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or above.
  • Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University’s APL procedure.

Suitable For

A wide range of health care and other suitably qualified professionals who work therapeutically to implement CBT into their practice at an introductory level.

Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply

Supporting information:

You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/7.

Personal statement:

Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module.


Delivered using a mix of lectures, workshops, seminars and debates as well as access to our virtual learning environment.


  • Reflective practice portfolio: 5,000 words.


Career Prospects

This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development. You will be able to apply what you have learnt to clinical practice and improve the quality of your care.

Links with Industry

We work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector, which in turn help you provide a better service.

Further Study

Fees and Funding

Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University.

North West SHA-SLA funded applications

If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system:

Self funded applications

If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.