Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • 1. The Continuing Education Board and the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre shall jointly elect for the supervision of the course a Standing Committee, which shall have the power to arrange lectures and other instruction.

  • 2. The course will consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and classes on the principle and practice of cognitive behavioural therapy, together with clinical practice in cognitive behavioural therapy. The course is available on a part-time basis only over a period of three terms.

  • [For students starting before MT 2017:
  • 3. Every candidate shall be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

    • (a) Attendance at classroom based sessions including small group case supervisions; and

      (b) Papers as listed in the Schedule for the Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for one of the following specialisms:

      • Complex Presentations

        Psychological Trauma,

        Psychosis and Bipolar, or

        Supervision and Training]

    [For students starting from MT 2017:
  • 3. Every candidate shall be required to satisfy the examiners in papers as listed in the Schedule for the Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in one of the following specialisms:

    • Complex Presentations

    • Psychological Trauma,

    • Psychosis and Bipolar, or

    • Supervision and Training]

  • 4. Written assignments shall be submitted [For students starting before MT 2017: (usually electronically via a specified online submission system)] [For students starting from MT 2017: (via the approved online submission system)] to the examiners c/o Registry, Department for Continuing Education, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA, for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and of which they shall notify candidates.

    5. Recordings of clinical and supervision sessions shall be submitted by such means and such dates as are provided in the course handbook. Presentations shall be delivered at such times and locations as are provided in the course handbook.

    6. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of study at the discretion of the examiners.

    7. The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the examination to candidates for the Certificate.

    8. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in any of the assessments under [For students starting before MT 2017: 3(b)] [For students starting from MT 2017: 3] above may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the original failure.