Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling Practice

Ulster University

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 15 September 2020
Day: Tuesday
Time: 09:00–19:00
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 8
Total Hours: 240
Fee: £1000.00
Places Available: 12
Course Coordinator:


Additional Information

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Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Course Content

    • develop and apply their knowledge and understanding of the nature of science and of the scientific process

    Core Modules

    This unit deals with osmosis and plant transport, chromosomes, genes and DNA, cell division and genetics, reproduction, contraception and fertility, applied genetics, variation and selection, circulatory system, microorganisms, defence against disease, medicines and drugs.

    Assessment Method

    Weighting: 35%

    Progression Opportunities

    Graduates have progressed to part-time employment in the voluntary sector, GP surgeries and to the establishment of a private counselling practice. Progression is also possible to the Ulster University for completion of a BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Counselling (Top-up). Anyone interested in this pathway needs to access the Ulster University prospectus for course descriptions and admissions' requirements/procedures. Others use the course to progress to careers in allied professions.

    Entry Requirements

    To be eligible to apply you need to:

  • Provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE English Language grades A-C/ 4-9 or equivalent); and
  • Provide evidence of passes in five subjects, two of which must be at A level (grades A-E) and three at GCSE level* (grades A-C/4-9);
  • or Provide evidence of passes in four subjects, three of which must be at A level (grades A-E) and one at GCSE level* (grades A- C/4-9);
  • or Provide evidence of an approved qualification at an equivalent level such as a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or Access to Higher Education qualification or equivalent**;
  • or Provide evidence, for a process of formal accreditation by the University, of learning you have gained.
  • The Foundation Degree is the progression from the Certificate in Counselling but students need to fulfil the entry criteria above, as the Foundation Degree is level 5, which is also a progression route to level 6 BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Counselling at the University. / If students do not meet points 1-4 above, please encourage them to apply under point 5 – acquired prior learning (APL) route, and use the Certificate in Counselling and other relevant experience.