Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy

PCI College


Course Name Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy
Course Provider PCI College
Course Code 99371 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Middlesex University None
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Clondalkin
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Start Date: 30th September 2017 (Orientation)

PCI College is currently seeking Middlesex University Validation for this course starting September 2017.
Application Date Application Process

Send in Complete Application Form & Deposit (Online / Hard Copy)
Copies of Transcripts (Confirming 2.2 on relevant Level 7 Degree or higher) or Copy of Career Portfolio
and 500-word written statement on why you believe they are suitable to the course.

All suitable candidates will be invited to interview
Places are limited (18). Selection is based on application and interview.
Duration Two years (24 months) part-time. The course will take place at weekends (Saturday & Sunday, approx. 1 weekend per month from October to June) and the full provisional timetable will be available shortly.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements:

Applicants are required to hold a relevant honours degree (Level 7 NFQ or equivalent; Final grade 2.2 or above) in Counselling & Psychotherapy, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Social Care or equivalent.

Applicants who do...

Comment Award: MSc in Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy (subject to validation from Middlesex University)

Level: Level 7 FHEQ (Comparable to Level 9 NFQ)

This programme was developed and is delivered and assessed by PCI College, awarded by and quality assured by Middlesex University. FHEQ (Framework for Higher Education Qualification) is the UK National Framework of Qualifications.

PCI College is currently seeking Middlesex University Validation for this course starting September 2017.
Course Content

Expand+MSc in Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy

Subject to validation from Middlesex University.

This programme is designed to provide students with the skills and approaches to work effectively with addiction and gain a Masters Qualification.


Subjects Taught

Expand+Each module is 30 hours duration:

Year 1:
Theories of Addictive Behaviour: History & Current Situation
Generic & Specific Therapy Skills for Addiction
Drugs of Abuse: Biological, Psychological & Social Aspects
The Motivational Interviewing App...

Assessment Method Written and practical assignments
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+There is an ever increasing demand for addiction services and the demand in the public sector in particular far outstrips the available resources. There are many current and future job opportunities within the public sector – particularly in the area...

Further Enquiries If you have more questions about the course, call Maria now at 01-464 2268
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