Course information

C30 - BA (HONOURS) IN COUNSELLING WITH ADDICTION. ONE YEAR ADD-ON

Provider: Cuan Mhuire and Munster Technological University (Kerry)

Address: Tralee, Co Kerry

Web: http://www.ittralee.ie/en/

Contact: Admissions Officer

Title:

Email: admissions@ittralee.ie

Telephone: 066 7145638

Category C : Courses leading to a professional or academic qualification (NFQ level 6 and higher)
Objectives

The purpose of this one year add on programme is to educate existing counsellors to NFQ level 8.

Successful completion of the BA (Honours) in Counselling with Addiction course will enable learners to progress their studies to masters level. The University, in collaboration with Cuan Mhuire/Galilee House of Studies, are planning to develop a Master of Arts in Psychotherapy. In addition, graduates will have the opportunity to undertake the masters scholarship course offered by MTU Kerry Campus which supports learners in developing their research interests and skills to NFQ level 9.

Content

The first semester
• Research methods
• Psychodynamic perspectives
• Motivational interviewing
• Clinical supervision

The second semester
• Dissertation
• Advanced addiction studies

Target Group

Counsellors with a NFQ Level 7 qualification in counselling.

Entry Requirement

Applicants must be 23 years of age on 01 January on the year of entry AND hold an NFQ Level 7 in Counselling (or equivalent) AND are accredited as counsellors with the IACP or ACI or NAPCP.

See course website for further requirements or http://www.ittralee.ie/en/

Selection Procedure

See requirements.

Qualification
Ba (Honours) in Counselling with Addiction, level 8
Assessment
As per course description
Accreditation
Munster Technological University
Background

This is a collaborative programme between the Insitute of Technology Tralee and Cuan Mhuire/Galilee House of Studies in Athy, Co. Kildare.

Dates / Availability
September. Part time.
Location
Athy, Co Kildare
Region
Leinster
Application
Apply to Munster Technological University
Cost
See website and contact course providers