BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling (University of Bolton) - NEW

Studying Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling at New York College offers you a unique opportunity to explore, acquire and critically apply concepts, theories and models used in all three disciplines – Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling.   This degree offers you the chance to learn about the interaction between these disciplines, gaining an appreciation of the diversity of perspectives involved, along with an understanding of their therapeutic use. A highly specialized, supportive and experienced teaching team will guide you as you develop knowledge of the theories, methods and debates central to the three core elements. We’ll support you as you explore psychology, gain specific counselling skills, and consider broader social issues that impact on the roles of psychotherapist and counsellor, such as assumptions, stereotyping, diversity and prejudice. We’ll also focus on developing your knowledge and skills in the use of psychological research methods, and your appreciation of the ethical issues involved.


Quick info

Duration: Four (4) years

Language: 2 years in Greek + 2 years in English

Academic Semesters: Two (2)

Exam Period: January, May


Entry Requirements

A pass mark in your High School Certificate

A good standard of English (IELTS 5.0 or a recognized equivalent).

Level 3

• Self-reflection and Self-presentation

• Reading Modern Society

• Perspectives in Psychology

• Key Studies in Psychology

• Stage C for IFP and Pre-Masters

• Stage D for IFP and Pre-Masters


Level 4

• Introduction to Counselling Concepts

• Cognitive and Biopsychological Perspectives

• Exploring Psychology I

• Applied Psychology

• Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

• Understanding the Person

Level 5

• Counselling Skills

• Research Methods in Psychology

• Personality and Developmental Psychology

• Cognitive Psychology

• Biopsychology

• Social and Critical Psychology

Level 6

• The Therapeutic Process

• Counselling Skills

• Abnormal Psychology

• The Honours Project

• Applied Experience (optional)

• Psychology of Loss and Trauma (optional)

• Cyber Psychology and New Media (optional) 

Graduates are equipped with many diverse skills to undertake different types of work in the field of mental health, or to progress to postgraduate training in any specialist area of Psychology, Psychotherapy and/ or Counselling. In particular the final year modules and the opportunity to undertake voluntary work in a placement in the final year maximize practical abilities to apply knowledge gained through the programme thus ensuring academic, professional and employability skills are developed side by side.