Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Queen Margaret University


Delivered in partnership with NHS Lothian and NHS Glasgow, this course will provide registered health professionals with sufficient theoretical and skills training in cognitive behavioural therapy and enable you to develop your career as a therapist and the service you provide. lt is delivered part-time.

This course is for people already working in a healthcare setting (in areas including psychiatry, clinical and forensic psychology, occupational therapy, social work, nursing, general medical practitioners) who are interested in delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in clinical settings.

You can exit with PgCert or PgDip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Entry Requirements

Honours degree or equivalent, plus mental health qualification. Applicants will be expected to be familiar with individual casework, history-taking and case load management and must normally be UK registered health professionals. Interview.

Non-standard entrants may be considered if they can demonstrate that they have the necessary work-based experience, skills and aptitude demonstrated by a Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (KSA) portfolio.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

3 years


School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management


Psychology and Sociology

SCQF Level