BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling

@ National Institute of Business Management - NIBM

The BSc (Honours) Psychology and Counselling, awarded by Coventry University UK is designed for students with a particular interest in counselling and the influence of psychology on counselling practice. The students will focus on the relationship between theoretical aspect of psychology and counselling and the practical application of the theory in a wider social, cultural, economic, and international context.

Upon completion of this degree, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University.

This course prepares students to further their knowledge and skills to work independently in a variety of professional settings. Counsellors with the bachelor's degree can provide primary and secondary level care to patients in the community and hospital for a variety of mental health issues and provide administrative oversight of counselling services.

Preparing professional counsellors facilitates a key component of the Ministry of Health and Nutrition's current Mental Health Policy. As part of a comprehensive mental health service consistent with a primary healthcare emphasis adopted by the Mental Health Directorate, NIBM graduates will be able to provide clinical counselling services with the government's objectives of;

  • Reducing the impact of mental illness in Sri Lankan society through the provision of education, prevention, psychological-based treatment, and rehabilitation services
  • Promoting optimal psychological, emotional, and physical well-being of Sri Lankan adults and children
  • Collaborating, educating, and consulting with individuals, families, community members, health professionals, and other local, national, and international stakeholders to provide a more healthy Sri Lankan society
  • Researching health-related issues as they may pertain to the practice of clinical counselling in Sri Lanka


3 Years

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