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CBT for Anxiety and Depression (IAPT) (PGDip)

Postgraduate Diploma
Typical Offer
2:1 degree View full entry requirements
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2020

About this course

Develop the skills to become a confident cognitive behavioural therapy practitioner and help treat patients with anxiety and depression on this PGDip at the University of Southampton. Enhance an existing career or start a new one with this professionally accredited qualification.

On this postgraduate diploma we’ll train you in using evidence-based CBT to treat mild to moderate anxiety and mild to severe depression. 

We run the course in line with national Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) guidelines, and jointly recruit through partner IAPT services.

 It’s open to high intensity IAPT trainees and others interested in developing specialist skills in this area.

You’ll develop: 

  • a clear understanding of cognitive behavioural concepts, models and methods 
  • a critical appreciation of the literature on which sound clinical decision-making is based 
  • skills in collaborative assessment, formulation and treatment based on empirically validated models 

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.