Counselling and Psychotherapy BA (Hons)

Edge Hill University

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( 4.4) 2247 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE BC98
This degree is for those looking to enter a career in counselling and psychotherapy, either in an environment which offers counselling or one which encompasses the emotional and psychological wellbeing of others. You will develop in-depth knowledge and clinical capabilities as you train to become a highly effective therapist. You will gain a critical understanding of the theories, policies and practice of counselling and psychotherapy and specialise in a research-informed and person-centred ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
7th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
58th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
61st

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 70 = 30% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, December 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
84%
Sociology
29%
History
14%
English Literature
14%
General Studies
13%

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Latest Counselling Skills (General) reviews

Counselling Skills (General)
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Mike Gleeson
05 Dec 18

Counselling and Psychotherapy BA (Hons)

I have only praise. Like most (or all) students I was very anxious over starting university. It's a big commitment. I...
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Molly
29 Nov 18

Counselling and Psychotherapy BA (Hons)

I've loved Uni, I l've loved the experience and the friends I've made as well as the lessons I've learnt while at Edge...

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How Counselling Skills (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 11 reviews

5 star 82%
4 star 0%
3 star 9%
2 star 9%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 2,247 reviews

5 star 57%
4 star 31%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Edge Hill University
CompUniGuide ranking
58th
Student rating
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( 4.4)
Edge Hill University is close to the Lancashire town of Ormskirk, near to Liverpool and Manchester. The institution has been providing higher education since 1885, with a mission to create opportunity from knowledge. Most full-time students are based on the attractive, award-winning 160-acre campus in Ormskirk. Since its inception as the first non-denominational teacher-training college for women, the University has grown and diversified. Students now join a vibrant community of almost 10,000 full-time undergraduate students, another 3,000 part-time undergraduate students and a further 5,000 full and part-time postgraduate students. Edge Hill achieved Gold, the highest rating in the national Teaching Excellence Framework, in 2017 for ‘consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.

Where you'll study

Edge Hill University

St Helens Road Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Ormskirk  0.4 miles away

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