Counselling with Addiction

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Counselling with Addiction
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL_HCOUA_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
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 Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, IT Tralee.
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year Add-on
Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements
-Applicants must be 23 years of age on the 1st of 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.
-Where English is not ...

Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
Course Fee Tuition fees for the academic year 2017/18 were €5,000
Financial Support STUDENT GRANTS
Students attending full-time third level courses can apply for grant funding from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) at
Eligibility for grants is dealt with solely by the applicant (student) and SUSI.
Application Date

Expand+In March of each year, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, welcomes applications for add-on degree and honours degree programmes, with a commencement date of the following September.

The application process is open for one month, from early Marc...

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Course Content

Expand+What is Counselling With Addiction?
Counselling involves talking and listening to clients about their emotions, relationships, thought processes, patterns of behaviour or life events, such as bereavement, addiction, divorce, health issues or job con...

Subjects Taught Semester: 1
Research Methods 10
Psychodynamic Perspectives 10
Motivational Interviewing 5
Clinical Supervision 5

Semester: 2
Dissertation 20
Advanced Addiction Studies 10
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities
The purpose of this programme is to provide systematic training in counselling theory and practice at a level that prepares participants to counsel in a variety of settings and to use various counselling approaches.

Admissions, Institute of Technology, Tralee
Tel: + 353 (66) 714 5638

Galilee House of Studies
Mon-Thurs 9 am - 2 pm
Tel: + 353 (059) 8638177

Head Of Department Nursing:
Ms. Gerardina Harnett
Email: (email)
Tel: +353 (0)66 7191961 Ext: 1961
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