BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling

Accredited by British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling

This course offers qualifications that will prepare you to practice counselling in a variety of contexts. 

Accredited by BACP

The BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling is accredited by the BACP and has been approved to start teaching the new Gold Book curriculum in 2014-15.

Those who complete their studies at Diploma level may also apply for individual accreditation with the BACP, once the necessary practice requirements are completed.

All courses combine Humanistic theory with professional and ethical practice and are grounded in Humanistic values; these values fit today’s working conditions.

You’ll be given the opportunity to explore how, as a Humanistic practitioner, you can contribute to the contemporary and growing field of counselling and psychotherapy.

1. Status

The BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling is accredited by the BACP. Completion of the BA (Hons) entitles practitioners to apply for individual accreditation through the BACP training route if they have satisfied other criteria for personal accreditation. From September 2014, we will be teaching the new, approved and updated 'gold book' cirriculum.

2. Quality

We have been rated 100% for student satisfaction for three years running, and 80% of our graduates are working as counsellors.

3. Cost

Our part-time fees are £4260.00 per year and students may be eligible for the tuition fee element of the Student Loan. 

All courses combine humanistic theory with professional and ethical practice and are grounded in humanistic values. These values fit contemporary working conditions well. You will be given an opportunity to explore how, as Humanistic Practitioners, you can contribute to the contemporary and growing field of counselling and psychotherapy.

Modules that you may cover during Diploma in Humanistic Counselling include:

  • Ethical Problem Solving in Counselling
  • Humanistic Frameworks
  • Counselling Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Advanced Counselling Skills with Ethical Awareness
  • Advanced Counselling Skills
  • Supervision
  • Client Issues

If you complete the BA (Hons) degree you may also cover:

  • Diversity in Society
  • Theoretical Frameworks
  • Creative Arts Therapies
  • Professional Counselling Practice
  • Case Study (Research Dissertation)

Please follow the link for more information about the Certificate in Counselling Skills.

For further module guidance or entry requirements, please download our Psychology and Counselling brochure or see our Online Prospectus.