Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Psychology

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Entry requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the PGDipCBT will be able to: (a) Demonstrate an appreciation of how colonisation and racism has contributed to poorer (mental) health outcomes in Maori (b) Demonstrate an appreciation of how Maori models of wellbeing overlap and differ from western models of health (c) Be aware of how to ethically set up a treatment frame to work with clients with mental health difficulties and how to adapt this for Maori in respect of contact and interviewing (d) Demonstrate knowledge of CBT formulation skills to conceptualise complex mental health presentations (e) Demonstrate knowledge of specific mental health problems and presentations (f) Demonstrate knowledge of how western CBT needs to be adapted to be relevant for Maori (g) Demonstrate knowledge of how CBT can provided in group settings to deliver cost and time efficiencies in health services.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Behavioural Science at this level can earn:

$42,000

Median earnings one year after study

$45,000

Median earnings two years after study

$65,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

59%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Go Waitaha Canterbury Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

see "additional information"

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Helen Macmillan Brown Bursaries

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$2,500 per annum

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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Sources

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