You can progress from the BA to a master’s course at University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea campus or elsewhere, if you meet the entrance requirements.
Students from this course have gone on to gain employment in different counselling settings such as school-based counselling services and bereavement services as well as working in private practice.
Method of Assessment
Continuous assessment throughout the course which includes:
Reflective journal summaries
Essays on theory
Individual and group presentations
Applicants need to be qualified counsellors who have completed 240 credits at level five of a counselling qualification
Enhanced disclosure and barring scheme check
Students who have experienced recent traumas or bereavements, or who are considered by the tutors to be too vulnerable at present may be advised to postpone their entry onto the course. Applicants will need to show evidence of self-awareness and the ability to reflect on life experience as well as have the capacity to cope with the emotional and academic demands of the course
Enhanced DBS: £46
BACP student membership - £82 per annum
Books - the library is an excellent resource and carries the majority of books required but some students may wish to own copies of core texts.
Graduate Attributes Framework
This Framework aims to develop your professional skills and competence alongside your academic subject knowledge. You’ll study up to 40 credits per level throughout your programme from the Graduate Attributes Framework. The Graduate Attribute modules are designed to enable you to develop, and evidence, a range of career-focused skills related to your subject area. These skills include digital competency, research and project management, as well as such personal competencies as communication, creativity, self-reflection, resilience and problem-solving.