B.Sc. (Psychotherapy)

About B.Sc. (Psychotherapy)


The BSc in Psychotherapy & Counselling is for people with a specific interest in these disciplines who are considering progression to professional qualifications in counselling.

You will build a critical understanding of psychotherapy, counselling and psychological theories, methods and debates, and gain an insight into the range of applications of counselling psychology.

You will develop your knowledge of research methods used in psychology and enhance your skills in using these methods on specific research problems in the context of an awareness of relevant ethical issues.


The duration of BSc in Psychotherapy is three years and the syllabus for the course is divided in six semesters. The course is an important and career originating in nature that provides many job opportunities to the candidates after its completion. There are many colleges and institutes which are offering this course in the country.

What is the course about?

The course will develop you academically, professionally and personally, equipping you with essential life skills alongside a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge. You’ll become familiar with a number of different psychological therapies that can be applied in a wide variety of contexts and situations. We focus on both interpersonal and intrapersonal development, with an emphasis on nurturing your skills as a reflective practitioner.

Who should go with the course?

If you have a passion for helping others and want to embark on a career in counselling or other people-focused professions, then this degree is an excellent choice for you.

Academic options after this course?

If you would like to take your qualifications to the next level and become a professional counsellor and/or psychotherapist, we offer a full range of postgraduate programmes including accredited MSc courses in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Eligibility Of the bsc in Psychotherapy

The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing B.Sc. (psychotherapy) degree is qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream. Some reputed colleges and institutes demand a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 as qualifying criteria to secure admission in this degree course. Selection to the degree course in these colleges is based on marks secured in the final merit i.e. total marks aggregated in the final exams of 10+2 and the entrance exam.

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