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BA (Hons) Counselling Studies (Part-time)

For 2020 start

Cornwall College Camborne LEVEL: 6 Social Care & Health

This part-time top-up course is taught over two years and is only open to candidates who have successfully the HE Level 5 Diploma in Person Centred Counselling at Cornwall College and who wish to progress their studies to achieve an honours degree in counselling studies.

It also carries a professional qualification as a Counselling Supervisor on successful completion of the course.

You will be assessed through a variety of activities including essays, presentations and research study.

(PLEASE NOTE – This programme is currently under review and programme information along with module information is subject to change)

Possible Progressions (subject to availability)

  •  MA in Counselling at other institutions

Possible Careers 

  • Counsellor
  • Counselling Lecturer
  • Community Worker
  • Youth Counsellor
  • Counselling Supervisor

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: B941
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
  • Awarded by: University of Plymouth
  • Fees: Fees Explained
Entry Requirements

240 credits from a counselling foundation degree.

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Indicative Modules Year 1

  • Counselling in a Contemporary Context: Identity, Diversity & Differences
  • Counselling Independent Research Study
  • Integrative Counselling

Supervision Modules Year 2

  • Introduction to Person Centred Supervision
  • Person Centred Group Supervision 2
  • Person Centred Therapeutic Supervision 3

*Modules are subject to change and availability



BA (Hons) Counselling Studies (Top-up)

Start Date





2 years part-time

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

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