Alcohol and drug problems and societal responses
Treatment and counselling approaches and models of recovery
Counselling skills in an addictions context
Diversity issues in addictions treatment
Introduction to assessment
Introduction to treatment planning
Interpersonal group therapy
Personal and professional development 1
Personal and professional development 2
Harm reduction approaches
The 12 step programme
Cognitive therapy and substance misuse
Understanding the research literature
Preparing a small scale research project
Working with the family and significant others
Dual diagnosis and complex needs
If you complete the two-year foundation degree to the required academic standard, you may be invited to study for a BSc (Hons) one year full-time degree in Year 3.
Motivational interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for addictions – theory, models and research
Developing motivational interviewing
Work-based research project
Developing cognitive-behavioural counselling
Meeting stakeholder and quality requirements
Developing group leadership
This course is accredited by the University of Bath. Students will be enrolled as a University of Bath student with access to the university's facilities, including its library, students' union and world-class sports facilities. Students will graduate with a University of Bath degree.
Our student population is a very diverse community, united by a shared passion for developing the highest levels of expertise, and learning more about, and standing up against, the complex and life-stopping condition of addiction.
Applications for the degree programme must be submitted via UCAS by the closing date of 30 June prior to enrolment in September.
If you're interested in studying for an Addictions Counselling degree then we'd love to hear from you.