Systemic Practice & Family Therapy

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Systemic Practice & Family Therapy
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 101943 (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 Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

Closing date for applications: Friday 31st July 2020 at 4pm.

Late applications may be considered.
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Duration 2 years part-time
There are three levels of systemic practice clinical training: Foundation (PG Certificate), Intermediate (PG Diploma) and Qualifying (MSc Systemic Psychotherapy).

The MSc constitutes years 3 and 4 of the four year Qualifying level Systemic Family Psychotherapist training
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Entry Requirements

1. This is a multidisciplinary pathway with applications welcome from applicants with prior relevant professional training in a mental health or social care related discipline or equivalent as designated by the Association of Family Therapy...

Number of Places 15

Expand+Systemic Practice and Family Therapy highlights
Students are supported to attend these programmes across a wide range of disciplines employed in the voluntary and statutory sectors. A limited number of places are also commissioned by the Health and ...

Course Content

Systemic practice and family therapy helps people in close relationships to better understand and support each other. It enables individuals and family members to express and explore difficult thoughts and emotions safely, understand each o...

Subjects Taught This programme involves an additional year of study, and is suitable for those who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma (Intermediate) Systemic Practice and Family Therapy and wish to achieve an academic Master’s qualification by undertaking a research dissertation.
Assessment Method A dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression

This course provides knowledge and skills which are highly valued in both child and adult services across health and social care. Systemic practitioners and systemic family therapists work in many health and social care settings such as...

Further Enquiries Dr Stephen Coulter, Lecturer
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work - Lecturer
Life Course Research
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 1490

Ms Suzanne Mooney
Lecturer, Postgraduate research student
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work - Lecturer
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3641
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