Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

All OCTC Postgraduate Courses in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) are run in collaboration with the University of Oxford's Department for Continuing Education. Our DPhil is an opportunity to conduct high quality CBT research under expert supervision, consistent with the values OCTC has honed since its inception over two decades ago.

Course Lead: Dr Anne Garland

Applications closing dates:

21 January 2022, 12 noon

13 May 2022, 12 noon

NB. Application window for HEE funded applicants from 1 February until 12 noon on 13 May 2022


Further information is now available on the University of Oxford Graduate Admissions website

Having successfully completed the Postgraduate Certificate in CBT or the Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced CBT, you can apply to progress to the Postgraduate Diploma in CBT.  To complete this, you will take one of the courses not taken as part of the Postgraduate Certificate: Complex Presentations; Psychological Trauma & Personality Development; Psychosis and Bipolar; Supervision and Training, Children & Adolescents. For further information on BABCP accreditation of the Postgraduate Diploma in CBT, please see their website.

Application to the PG Diploma in CBT can only be made on successful completion of a PGCert.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy builds on credits obtained in the Postgraduate Certificate. Applicants to this award must therefore have already completed, or currently be completing, the Postgraduate Certificate in CBT, or Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced CBT.
Returning students should apply via the Graduate Admissions webpage for this course. Current Certificate students should contact the course team for information on how to apply.