PCI College provide a part-time BSc (Hons) Degree Programme, validated by Middlesex University. The Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, which is awarded on completion of Year 3 of the BSc programme meets the criteria of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and is accredited by the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP). Currently, a Diploma is the academic requirement for working towards accreditation, but this standard is likely rise at some stage in the future. PCI College provide BSc (Hons) Degree Programmes, validated by Middlesex University, for those students who wish to add to their qualifications.
Venue: Inspire HQ, Lombard House, 10-20 Lombard Street, Belfast BT1 1RD.
Start Date: 22nd September 2017
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Duration: Four years, part-time.
Every second weekend, Friday 18.00-21.00 & Saturday 9.30-17.30
Group Supervision starts in 2nd Year. One Sunday a month for 2 hours.
Award: Middlesex University BSc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy
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1. Applicants should possess a maturity to reflect on their own development as a person.
2. Applicants need to have successfully completed a:
Certificate Course in Counselling & Psychotherapy (or similar) - 100 Hours
· Work/Volunteer training with a substantial counselling element.*
· Level 5+ course in Psychology, Social Care/Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing or Equivalent.*
3.Entry is by application form and interview
*Entry onto the Diploma & BSc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy may require catch-up work to be completed. This is based on assessment of your prior learning, which will be discussed at Interview.
Students require sufficient IT skills to complete the course. Workshops including essay skills will be provided to assist with the practicalities of written work. These workshops are currently provided free and attendance is mandatory.
In years 3 & 4 as degree students become more independent learners, tutorials, seminar, and career development sessions will be provided.
Students can expect to be provided with advice and support concerning any learning difficulties that they may encounter. Any diagnosed learning difficulty, e.g. dyslexia, must be noted on application.
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