Single Module Level 7

Psychological Therapies for Common Mental Health Disorders (Level 7, 30 credits)

School of Health and Society

Attendance

Part-time

Course

One semester

Next enrolment

September 2021

Introduction

In a nutshell

This module is ideal for people who work in the field of mental health and psychological therapies who want to enhance the psychological elements of care.

The module is available standalone for continuing professional development or as part of our MSc/PgDip Applied Psychology (Therapies)

 

You will:
  • be taught by creative subject experts who are engaged in cognitive behavioral practice
  • advance your own professional knowledge and skills
  • develop a systematic understanding of knowledge of the evidence-based psychological therapies
Course details

All about the course

The module develops a systematic understanding of knowledge of the evidence-based psychological therapies and their importance in delivering mental health services (e.g. IAPT), and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights in the practice of psychological therapies for common mental health disorders.

Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.

What will I be doing?

Teaching is delivered via: 

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Group work
  • Presentations
  • Independent directed study

Assessment: 

  • Two written, equally weighted continuous assessments - 100%

The School of Health and Society

The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.

Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with organisations from both the public and private sector to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of practice.

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What about after uni?

The module is available standalone for continuing professional development or as part of our MSc/PgDip Applied Psychology (Therapies)

Career Links

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.

Requirements

What you need to know

This module is relevant to a range of mental health professionals, including counsellors, psychotherapists and psychological therapists and those working in the NHS.

 

    Entry requirements

    Previous study and experience

    An 2:1 honours degree in psychology or other health/social care related discipline, e.g. counselling, health sciences, nursing.

    Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

    We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

    The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

    Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

    How much?

    Type of study Year Fees
    Part-time 2021/22 £1,350 per 30 credits
    Part-time 2022/23 £1,380 per 30 credits
    Additional costs

    You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

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    Enrolment dates

    September 2021

    September 2022