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Course Overview

An undergraduate project requiring a critical analysis on a chosen concept from the world of counselling/counselling skills theory, using primary and a secondary material.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Anne Smith

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Course Description

Initial tutorial sessions will introduce the course, explore the nature of counselling research and range of concepts within the subject area. Then tutorials will cover literature reviews skills, critical analysis skills, moving to choosing the area for study and planning an outline. Students will develop their topic and further tutorials will provide supervision of their projects.

The aim is to develop higher level thinking skills by exploring evidence based practice in the world of Counselling. Aiding appreciation of the knowledge at the foundation of counselling and its application in professional practice. Facilitating initiative and independence in production of their project.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualApplyStudents will chose a research area and provide an outline.
ProceduralEvaluateStudents will Identify, criticise and evaluate, relevant primary and secondary materials.
ReflectionEvaluateStudents will present the key issue and offer clear argument on topic/area of focus.
ReflectionCreateStudents will present work in a coherent manner with clear development of ideas.

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