• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • We are the College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
29/09/20201 Year3Part-Time - DayWashington CampusAccess to Higher Education
29/09/20201 Year3Part-Time EveningWashington CampusAccess to Higher Education

What’s it all about?

This course is for those aged 19+ you want to apply for a university degree in counselling and related areas.

You’?ll need to have a full Level 2 Qualification such as four GCSEs at a grade C or above including GCSE English and Maths.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+3000.00*You will need to provide your own stationery

You will learn through lectures, tutorials, workshops and self-study.

Continuous Assessment which involves building a portfolio to include:

Essays, reports, research projects, academic posters, case studies.

Approximately 3 assignments per unit.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Tuesday and Thursday 5pm-9pm

Graded Units, level 3, 9 credits :

Professional Skills in Counselling, Counselling Theory, Fundamental Skills in Counselling, Personal Development, Psychology,

= 45 credits@ level 3Ungraded units, ungraded :

Study Skills -Level 2, 6 credits, IT – le

Your Curriculum Team

Ann Inkson

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What’s next?

University degree courses, Foundation Degree courses.

Progression to careers within the Counselling profession.

Opportunities for employment within the NHS, Doctors Surgeries, Mental Health organisations, Caring Professions etc.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.