Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling will be of particular interest if you are thinking about a career as a Counselling Psychologist, Psychotherapist or a Counsellor. The course has been carefully developed to enable graduates to gain the required knowledge base, practical skill and emotional awareness and maturity required for these, normally postgraduate professions. Whether or not further study is for you, an in depth exploration of – among other things - human development, mental health and distress and practical listening and relationship building skills will prepare gradu...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Location

Curzon Building Campus

Application Details

Course Code

1034

Institution Code

B25

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,C

A maximum of three subjects are considered (excluding General Studies). A levels and other level 3 qualifications

UCAS Tariff

112

Contextualised reduced tariff offer: 96 tariff points or equivalent e.g. A-level CCC, BTEC Extended Diploma MMM, BTEC Diploma DD Please visit: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/student-info/offer-making-strategy for more information about contextual offers.

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C,C

Where a combination of Advanced Highers and Highers are taken you must achieve grades CD in two Advanced Highers and grade CC in two Highers

Access to HE Diploma

Pass 60 credits overall At least 45 credits at level 3. 21 level 3 must be achieved at distinction grade in a Social Sciences/Humanities pathway which includes a minimum of 6 credits at level 3 in Psychology

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

Overall For Students who do not already hold GCSE in Mathematics at grade C/4 or above grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level) from the IB Diploma will be accepted. For Students who do not already hold GCSE in English Language at grade C/4 or above Standard Level English Language (not Literature) English A-grade 4 or above or English B - grade 5 from IB Diploma will be accepted.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H5,H5,H5,H5

This must include Maths and English Language taken at either Ordinary level (minimum grade O1-O4 or A-C/A1-C3) or Higher level minimum grade H5/D1

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language or English Literature and GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above. If you do not have these or are not undertaking them, we accept other Level 2 equivalents, or we may ask you to pass BCU's GCSE equivalency tests.

HNC (BTEC)

Pass with 120 credits at level 4 and 60% or above overall. Must be in a related pathway May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content at level 4. A transcript will be required

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)

D*D*

Considered with one A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualifications. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

DMM

All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*

Considered with one A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualification. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

AS

A,A

C,C

112 UCAS tariff points. A maximum of two subjects along with two A levels or level 3 qualifications. General Studies excluded

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D*

Considered with one A level or equivalent level 3 qualification

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C,D

Where a combination of Advanced Highers and Highers are taken you must achieve grades CD in two Advanced Highers and grade CC in two Highers

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Extended Project

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A level or equivalent level 3 qualifications

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A level or equivalent level 3 qualifications

Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualifications. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualifications. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A level or equivalent level 3 qualifications

HND (BTEC)

Pass with 120 credits at l level 4 and 120 credit at level 5 and 60% or above overall. Must be in a related pathway May be considered for advanced entry onto the third year of the degree if the HND is in Psychology and maps onto British Psychological Society courses. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content at level 4 and 5. A transcript will be required

Pearson BTEC Certificate (QCF)

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualifications. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

Pearson BTEC 90-Credit Diploma (QCF)

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with one A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualifications. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualifications. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A level or equivalent level 3 qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with one A-level or an equivalent level 3 qualification. All subjects accepted except Health and Social Care pre 2016 syllabus

OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma

OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with one A level or equivalent level 3 qualifications

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

112 UCAS tariff points. Considered with two A level or equivalent level 3 qualifications

Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

See level 3 entry under Irish Leaving Certificate for full details

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