Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology and Counselling (Top-up)

Provided by TMC Academy


Awarded by University of Northampton, UK

Course introduction


The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling programme is a final year degree programme that enables critical understanding and analysis of human behaviour, thought and emotions. The programme equips students with the skills and knowledge for further studies towards a career in counselling psychology or related professions. Students are able to apply to the British Psychological Society for individual membership on graduation from this course.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Course Assessment:
Examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

Graduation Requirements:
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology and Counselling (Top Up) from University of Northampton.

Area of Studies

Core Modules:
- Counselling in Context
- The Psychology of Mental Health
- Lifespan Development
- Applying Positive Psychology
- Counselling Psychology Dissertation

Entry Requirements

17 years old

Academic Qualification
Obtained at least a Pass in any one of the following:
- TMC Higher Diploma in Psychology with Counselling
- TMC Graduate Diploma of Psychology
- Relevant Polytechnic Diploma*
- Advanced / Higher Diploma in ( Psychology / Counselling ) from Private Education Institutions*

English Qualification
If English is not your first language, you will be required to have any of the following or equivalent:
- Completed a Higher/Advanced Diploma where medium of instruction is English
- IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

*Subject to University’s approval

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Intake Period
January/ October

Full Time: 
9 months*

Part Time: 
13 months*

* Duration may be shorter depending on calendar approved by the university.

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: