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    future job : cousciling ( will this allow that to hapen)
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    (Original post by mortifiedcat)
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    future job : cousciling ( will this allow that to hapen)
    Are you planning to do the foundation year? if you passed the correct modules then you could register with the BPS so you could do a postgraduate course to become one of a few types of psychologist. To be a counsellor this website explains courses https://www.ucas.com/ucas/after-gcse...ile/counsellor
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    yes want to and doing my a level, whats bps and what u mean few types is that bad
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    (Original post by mortifiedcat)
    yes want to and doing my a level, whats bps and what u mean few types is that bad
    You will get a better response if you write in clear English.
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    sorry
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    (Original post by mortifiedcat)
    yes want to and doing my a level, whats bps and what u mean few types is that bad
    No, there's different types of psychologist all of which you have to do a master's to be. The British society of psychologists.
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    oh wait so its like if u get degree u can do all
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    (Original post by mortifiedcat)
    oh wait so its like if u get degree u can do all
    You have to study another course on top afterwards to do anything.
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    what u mean another one which will after
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    First of all, some questions:
    What are you studying at A-Level?
    What are your predicted A-Level grades?
    What did you get in English language at GCSE?
    What did you get in maths at GCSE?

    You need a BPS (British Psychological Society) accredited degree at undergraduate level or conversion course if your first degree doesn't reach the BPS's strict criteria for undergraduate psychology degrees. Completing either of these routes will get you Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). Then you need to take a post-graduate course at Doctorate level in counselling psychology or the BPS Qualification in Counselling Psychology - this will give you Full Chartered Membership to the BPS in the Counselling Psychology section. You can also be eligible for Health and Care Professions Coucil (HCPC) membership when you've completed this level of qualification - it also entitles you the right to use the title "counselling psychologist". Also, to study at post-graduate level most courses will need to have a first degree with 2:1 or above.

    For your information the degree you linked above is BPS accredited, so you'd need to get a 2:1 or above in that (for example) then do the appropriate post-graduate course.

    This is the only way to become a counselling psychologist.

    https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-prof...g-psychologist

    To become a counselor (which isn't the same thing as a counselling psychologist), then you need to do three stages of training. First is introduction to counselling (introductory skills), then do a certificate in counselling (theory-based), and finally get a minimum level diploma in counselling (this also includes a placement as well as more theory) - these all can be done at a further education college. They need to be accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) for you to be an officially recognised counselor. Also, you don't NEED degree for this route. BACP's site can show you colleges which offer the courses needed as well.

    https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles/counsellor
    http://www.bacp.co.uk/accreditation/...e%20Directory/
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    (Original post by mortifiedcat)
    what u mean another one which will after
    The MSc is a more specialist postgraduate qualification that takes 1 year. You do it after your 3 year undergraduate course.

    Edit: also I've moved your thread to the Psychology forum.
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    but is it best to do uni to do both or not or specfic uni or not or dont know, this so much stuff and paths and stuff like so much
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    want to do one of the psychotherapy dont know but now u said that i need specfic ones to go into them and dont need uni or need to do a spefic qualification
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    but is it best to do uni to do both or not or specfic uni or not or dont know, this so much stuff and paths and stuff like so much
    That's up to you. Perhaps talk with a parent or someone else you trust about this and your future, they may be able to help you come to a decision. Either way, it won't be a one-course-now-you're-a-counselor type deal. They deliberately break it up into sections to tease out those who maybe didn't know what they were getting themselves into or no longer want to do it.
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    cant u be parent and this to stressing wait so if finish a degree in pscgolgy what can do, like dont know anymore its now to confusing
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    (Original post by mortifiedcat)
    cant u be parent and this to stressing wait so if finish a degree in pscgolgy what can do, like dont know anymore its now to confusing
    Whereabouts in the country are you?

    Find a nearby university or college that offers Psychology or Counselling courses and go along to one of their open days and chat to them about the course and the jobs you can progress onto.
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    oh in peterbrough in orton and okay
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    (Original post by mortifiedcat)
    https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-h...ogy-17-18.aspx


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    future job : cousciling ( will this allow that to hapen)
    Ok I’ve seen the replies and you haven’t had the right advice so far.
    Firstly a psychology degree is not the best way to become a counsellor. Once you finish the degree you would have to start a counselling course, so there is no point.

    You need to visit the British association of counselling and psychotherapy (BACP) website to read about the courses you can take to become a fully qualified counsellor.
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    but dont know if want be that want to defintly go into pscgotherpy, should go read the webaite
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    http://search.ucas.com/search/provid...psychotherapy+

    this this good but then nedd foundation year to learn and be okay at it
 
 
 
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