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Full-Time Honours Degree

BSc Honours Degree in Addictions Counselling

Following graduation from the Foundation Degree, students meeting the required criteria may have the opportunity to study for a further one year, full time.  Successful completion leads to a BSc (Hons) in Addictions Counselling awarded by the University of Bath. 

As with the Foundation Degree, the Honours programme is a franchised* programme of the University of Bath and is designed and delivered by the Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies. It has a strong focus on work based learning.
*Click here for further information regarding being a student on a University of Bath Franchised programme.

The programme includes units on management skills and provides students with a sound underpinning for professional development to the role of team leader and beyond.  Equal emphasis is given to research-based activities, in-depth counselling skills, and supervision.

Honours programme units

• Research methods
• Supervision
• MI & CBT for addictions: theory, models & research
• Developing motivational interviewing
• Developing cognitive behavioural counselling
• Developing group leadership
• Managing performance
• Stakeholder and Quality Requirements
• Research project

The programme for full-time students runs from September to the end of May with two week breaks for Christmas and Easter.

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