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Psychology and Mental Health

Study Psychology, Counselling, and mental health at AECC University College

Here at AECC you can study psychology, counselling and mental health in a number of different ways across our undergraduate provision.

Whether you’re looking to explore a broad range of psychological topics, develop an understanding of counselling and mental health or focus on sport, performance and exercise, we have the courses to suit your needs.

What is Psychology?

Psychology is the science of understanding people, their thoughts, behaviours and emotions. By better understanding people, and the way their environment influences them, we can seek to positively influence the lives people live.

What is Counselling?

Counselling is a talking therapy that involves trained therapists listening and providing advice and support for individuals who need help. Our course at AECC University College develops the knowledge, skills and expertise to help our students process to careers in caring professions such as counselling.

What is Sport Psychology?

Have you ever wondered what a sport psychologist does, how to become a sport psychologist, or what even is sport psychology!?

Sport psychologists impact athletes’ performance, participation and wellbeing through psychology. You can make a difference to people’s lives as a sport psychologist by helping them to become more active, healthier and happier.

What can you do with a degree in Sport Psychology?

The knowledge and expertise you will gain from studying Psychology at AECC University College will give you the basis to enter many professional fields such as: elite sport and performance, nutrition, Biomechanics, analysis, health and fitness, research, teaching, coaching, sports development and really anything that requires knowledge of Sport and Psychology.

Our Psychology Courses

Explore our selection of BSc and MSc psychology courses, offering a variety of options at our campuses in Bournemouth and London, as well as through online delivery.

Ready to make an impact in mental health? Explore the science of the mind and gain the practical skills you’ll need in your rewarding career.

Explore the psychological factors that can affect health, wellbeing and performance in the military, as part of a supportive online learning community.

Looking for more subjects?

We offer health education undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and professional short courses in the fields of chiropractic, medical imaging and radiology, psychology and sport, exercise and health science. Visit the subject areas that interests you and register your interest on a course.

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