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BSc. in Counseling

Course summary

The B.Sc. in Counseling is a very practical course that offers you professional qualification backed by an academic degree that prepares you for immediate employment upon completion.  We combine current therapeutic approaches in an innovative way to strengthen skills and competence as a reflective practitioner.  You will explore the four major psychotherapeutic approaches:

  • Person-centred
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Existential

A fundamental part of this course will address building client relationship and this will require you to undergo personal therapy yourself in the first year.

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(Undergraduate Degree Programmes)

  • To be unconditionally admitted to complete UCC undergraduate programmes, individuals should possess a minimum of five (5) subjects at the GCE or CSEC level at grades A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 respectively. A CSEC pass at level 3 must have been obtained since 1998.
  • Students with 7 CXCs/GCEs subjects including Mathematics and English Language grades 1 & 2 may be eligible for a 50% discount for the first 2 years (conditions apply).
  • Candidates who have a minimum of 4 CXCs can also apply pending the outstanding CXC subjects or can opt to do UCC replacement courses Core Mathematics, English for Academic Purpose and Fundamentals of Accounting.
  • Mature Entry: Must be working for 5 years or more, be at a minimum age of 25 years. Academic qualifications, a detailed resume, a job letter and 3 professional references will be required.