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MD227 - Introduction to Counselling Skills

  • Module code: MD227
  • Module name: Introduction to Counselling Skills
  • Department: WMS, Education & Development
  • Credit: 14

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Aims of the Module: To develop students’ theoretical understanding of approaches to counselling; To relate counselling theory to counselling practice within the medical environment;To develop students’ ability to reflect on their practice of counselling skills.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will be able to demonstrate: Development in understanding of the theories of counselling; Development in critical understanding of the processes involved in the practice of counselling; Development in knowledge and understanding of the application of counselling skills within medical settings.

Timetabled teaching activities

10 sessions. Each week will contain tutor input, seminar discussion, paired and small group activities. On some occasions videos will be viewed and discussed.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
14 CATS (Module code: MD227-14)
B (Examination only) locally Adminstered Exam 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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