Counselling with Addiction - One Year Add-On

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Counselling with Addiction - One Year Add-On
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
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 Institute of Technology Tralee Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Registration/orientation: Friday, 6th September 2019
Courses Commence: September 2019
Application Date Application Closing Date: 2nd August 2019
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Duration The first semester will be delivered on Thursday evenings, Fridays and Saturdays over 12 weeks commencing September 2019 excluding Easter and mid-term.

The second semester will commence January 2020 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.

Students who have confirmation that they qualify for a student grant will not be required to pay the student contribution charge as it will be paid as part of their grant.

They will still be liable for €2,000 tuition fee. For further information on grants visit
Entry Requirements

Expand+• Applicants must be 23 years of age on the 1st of January on the year of entry AND hold a NFQ level 7 in counselling (or equivalent) AND be accredited as counsellors with any relevant counselling body.

• Where English is not the applicant’...

Interview Yes

Expand+NFQ: Level 8
Credits: 60
Award Type: Major Award

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
The Institute operates a policy that allows for the recognition of prior learning, both formal and informal. Informal and experiential learning includes non-ac...

Course Content

Expand+Graduates of counselling and psychotherapy programmes, completing studies in 2019 will be regulated under CORU, and all of the relevant Irish professional bodies will require practitioners in counselling to hold, as a minimum entry qualification, a N...

Subjects Taught Modules
Research Methods
Psychodynamic Perspective
Motivational Interviewing
Clinical Supervision
Advanced Addiction Studies
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Progression Opportunities
Successful completion of the BA (Honours) in Counselling with Addiction programme will enable learners to progress their students to masters level. In addition, graduates will have the opportunity to undertake the master scholarship programme offered by IT Tralee which supports learners in developing their research interests and skills to NFQ level 9.
Further Enquiries Lifelong Learning Department
Tel: + 353(0) 66 7191701

Admissions Office
Tel: + 353 (0)66 7145638
Fax: + 353 (0)66 7125711