University of Sussex: Psychological Therapy

InstitutionUniversity of Sussex View institution profile
Department Psychology
Telephone 01273 876638
Study type Taught


This course gives you a critical understanding of cognitive behavioural models of anxiety disorders, depression, psychosis and personality difficulties. You’ll develop the skills to deliver high-quality, creative cognitive behavioural interventions across this range of problems.

We offer four pathways through this course:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Young People

- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Common Mental Health Difficulties

- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Complex Difficulties

- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis.

This course is offered in partnership between the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, one of the largest psychology units in the UK, and the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

On graduation you can apply for professional accreditation as a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

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The University of Sussex



We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

We have been ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies for four consecutive years in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2020.


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