Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

This module explores specialist knowledge, practice and attitudes that underpin enhancing Cognitive Behaviour Therapy by promoting assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation resulting in the enhancement of nursing/health care.

The module is designed to develop your knowledge, skills and competence to support your understating into the practice of cognitive behavior psychotherapy.  You will be provided with the opportunity to review and debate your professional activity and to formulate your patients problems and develop CBT informed interventions that influence practice. 

The module will cover the following subject areas:

  • Theoretical and clinical skills development for a range of common mental health problems
  • The development of CBT with people experiencing psychosis
  • Review the underpinning evidence relating to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy as applied to relevant specialist practice areas
  • Review the future developments of CBT
  • Explore and examine values and beliefs that underpin the delivery of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL
  • Have a named mentor in clinical practice throughout the duration of the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3311
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Mark Ellis
T: 0116 257 7324


Semester 1: 2018

This module runs once per academic year.

  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 04 October 
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 11 October 
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 18 October
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 25 October
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 01 November
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 08 November
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 15 November 
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 22 November
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 39 November
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Thursday 06 December

Return to study

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here


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