University of Hull: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Secondary Care)

InstitutionUniversity of Hull View institution profile
Department Faculty of Health Sciences
Study type Taught


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an increasingly popular method of psychological therapy used to treat mental and physical health problems. This course is designed for mental health professionals including nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, counsellors, doctors and social workers to extend knowledge of CBT theory and practice. Studying this course will enable you to provide CBT to clients with serious mental illness and other conditions.

There are three pathways for studying this programme

Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for practitioners working in secondary care (part-time 120 credits at level 7) Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (route for students taking 60 academic credits at level 7). See below for permitted combinations of the award. Individual module - combinations suited to staff from both secondary care mental health backgrounds or general health and social care services needing a grounding in CBT For both the PG Diploma and PG Certificate with Clinical Practice, applicants may take a route, which allows them to focus on CBT with Psychosis.

Information about psychological intervention competence frameworks and identified serious mental illness conditions treated in secondary care services can be found on the UCL website.

The course is accredited at level 1 with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP). The full PG Diploma provides all the taught components and closely supervised experience required for full accreditation with the BABCP. The course does not provide all the clinical practice hours required due to its part time status. Those wishing to progress towards full accredited practitioner status with the BABCP can access support to help with this.

For further information, please contact Tara Nelson (Course Administrator) Tel: 01482 464418.

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University of Hull 


The University of Hull was formed in 1927, making us the 14th oldest university in England. With a proud history of academic excellence and creating and inspiring life-changing research, we have a tradition of providing opportunity for all in a friendly and affordable student city ( December 2020).

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