PCI provides a BSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy, validated by Middlesex University and fully accredited by the IACP, our honours degree is designed to be both, theoretical and experiential, providing students with the qualifications and skills they will need to practice as a professional counsellor
There are no formal examinations, giving students more opportunities to concentrate on their assignments, and their own self-exploration throughout their journey. On successful completion of year 3 of your degree, you will be awarded with your PCI College Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, which is currently the requirement for working towards your professional accreditation. However with new government regulations pending for accrediting bodies, the degree programme has been the choice of many students to ensure they are meeting future requirements by qualifying with a level 8 (NFQ) honours degree.
All PCI College lecturers are highly qualified, experienced individuals who hold a minimum of a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy and are practising Counsellors accredited with the IACP. Many hold MSc.s in specialist fields, students are supported through the degree programmes by our Core Tutors, making this a truly unique adult education experience.
To be eligable for the course applicants need to have successfully completed a Certificate in Counselling and Psycotherapy, Work/Volunteer training with a substantial counselling element or hold a Level 7+ (NFQ) course in Psychology, Social Care/Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing or Equivalent
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