University of East London

Course Introduction

Our newly revised BSc (Hons) Counselling programme enables you to gain relevant academic and professional knowledge and skills for a career in the field of Counselling and Psychotherapy. The programme offers integrative training, underpinned by a pluralistic philosophy. In line with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), the programme enables students to navigate the key therapeutic modalities such as Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Existential.

Course Modules

Year 1:

Researching Psychological Worlds (core)

Core Counselling Skills & Processes (core)

Personal and Professional Development & Skills (core)

Person'Centred Counselling (core)

Working with Diversity & Ethics (core)

Year 2:

Becoming a Reflective Practitioner (core)

Psychodynamic Counselling (core)

Placement & Professional Practice (core)

Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy Approaches (core)

Research Methods (core)

Life Span Development (core)

Year 3:

Clinical Practice & Supervision (core)

Developments and New Directions (core)

Research Dissertation (core)

The Integrative Practitioner (core)

Existential Counselling (optional)

Coaching Psychology (optional)

Any Psychology Module (optional)

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,880 Overseas Fees