Counselling with Addiction - Add-On - Kerry Campus

MTU - Kerry Campus


Course Name Counselling with Addiction - Add-On - Kerry Campus
Course Provider MTU - Kerry Campus
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code 100165 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Tralee
Application Date Closing date for applications: 19th August 2022.
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Duration The first semester will be delivered on Thursday evenings, Fridays and Saturdays over 12 weeks commencing September 2022 excluding mid-term. The second semester will commence January 2023 and will run every Saturday for 12 weeks.
Course Fee Fees for this course are €5,000. This fee includes the student contribution charge of €3,000 and €2,000 tuition fees. Applicants may be eligible for a student grant, for further details visit
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must be 23 years of age or over on the 1st of January of the year of entry AND hold an NFQ level 7 in counselling (or equivalent) AND be accredited as counsellors with any relevant counselling body. Where English is not the applicant...

Financial Support

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Students experiencing financial hardship can seek a bursary from the Student Assistance Fund or a short term loan from MTU’s Benevolent Fund. These funds are administered on a strictly confidential basis by the Student Ser...

Interview Yes
Comment Award Type: Major Award.
Course Content

Expand+Since 2019 graduates of counselling and psychotherapy programmes are regulated under CORU and all of the relevant Irish professional bodies require practitioners in counselling to hold, as a minimum entry qualification, an NFQ level 8 degree in c...

Subjects Taught Modules
• Research Methods
• Psychodynamic Perspective
• Motivational Interviewing
• Clinical Supervision
• Dissertation
• Advanced Addiction Studies
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Progression Opportunities
Successful students are eligible to progress onto a relevant postgraduate programme such as the Certificate in Gambling Addiction or a Master of Science programme. For example, the Master of Science by Research programme will support learners in developing their research interests and skills to NFQ level 9
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0)66 714 5638
Location Galilee House of Studies, Athy, Co. Kildare.
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