Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a current form of evidence-based psychological therapy recommended by NICE as a first line intervention for many psychological disorders.
This MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (top-up) is aimed at cognitive behavioural practitioners who wish to gain a Master’s qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Achieving this award gives students the ability to seek promotional opportunities within the psychological therapies field and improve their career prospects.
Why choose this course?
The MSc award has been designed to meet the needs of students who wish specifically to undertake a Master’s level educational programme and is aimed at cognitive behavioural practitioners who wish to gain a master’s qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Achieving this award gives students the ability to seek promotional opportunities within the psychological therapies field and improve their career prospects.
International experience opportunities
The Faculty takes pride in offering a multicultural, international experience, attracting students from a wide range of diverse backgrounds and different countries, particularly Malaysia, China, India, Nigeria, Germany, Bulgaria, who provide global insight and experience. Many of the organisations we have links to operate on an international basis and we also collaborate with internationally renowned researchers across the globe.
The Postgraduate diploma is now being offered as a validated course in one of the University’s partner organisations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. As such, there are opportunities for graduates of the Coventry course to become involved in the development and delivery of teaching and supervision for the Colombo course.
Adequate access to a choice of effective psychological therapies is a key Government priority. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has a continually evolving evidence base with emphasis on therapy outcomes and robust, universally applicable treatment methods.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is the most effective of available treatments across a range of psychological problems, specifically depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD and phobia. As such, CBT is the basis of much mental health practice. It has become Government policy for NHS Trusts to provide patients/clients with access to CBT.
Achieving this award would provide students with the opportunity to seek roles within the psychological therapies field and broaden their career prospects.