Bachelor in Psychology with Counselling Skills (BSc)
BSc Psychology with Counselling Skills Degree (Honours) in London combines a broad education in psychology with a specialist strand to develop counseling and interpersonal skills together with an understanding of the theory and practice of counseling.
You will focus on the systems and theories that underpin both psychology and counselling, culminating in the submission of a portfolio of research and knowledge. Successful completion of the course confers the Graduate Basis for Registration to the British Psychology Society, a necessary step for those who wish to pursue postgraduate training in areas such as clinical, counselling, educational, forensic or health psychology.
This course is specifically designed for those who wish to pursue a career where a detailed understanding and knowledge of human behaviour are essential and counselling skills are an important asset. It is important to note that graduates of the course will not be qualified to practice as either counsellors or psychologists, but they will be eligible and well-prepared to undertake specialised postgraduate training leading into these professions.
Why study Psychology with Counselling Skills at Middlesex
- Option to undertake a year-long work-placement in settings relevant to counselling, clinical, educational, health, or forensic psychology as part of a four-year thick sandwich course.
- Some of the UK's most up-to-date and extensive facilities for studying psychology including: two large Apple Macintosh equipped teaching laboratories, a psychophysiology laboratory, a group work laboratory, observation laboratories, a virtual reality laboratories, and a video editing suite, and rooms for counselling practice.
We normally make offers on 300 U.C.A.S. tariff points or above, plus G.C.S.E. Maths and English Language at grade C. B.T.E.C. National Diploma/International Baccalaureate/Advanced Progression Diplomas at equivalent tariff. Access to H.E. - Pass. Applications from candidates without formal qualifications are welcomed, provided they can demonstrate appropriate levels of relevant ability and experience.
English language requirements for international students
You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C G.C.S.E. or an equivalent qualification. The most common English Language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.0 (with minimum 5.5 in all four components) or TOEFL internet based 72 (with at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading).
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