Counselling & Psychotherapy - Upgrade Programme

PCI College


Course Name Counselling & Psychotherapy - Upgrade Programme
Course Provider PCI College
Course Code 17207 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Middlesex University None
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Attendance Options Part time, Afternoon, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Clondalkin, Athlone, Limerick City, Kilkenny City, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment 2021 Applications are now open.

Start Date: September 2021.
Application Date

Expand+Applications Deadline: 30th July 2021.

You can book this course online, using the booking form, or you can download the application form and send it to us by email.

Application Process:
Applicants should complete the online application form in...


Expand+Two years, part-time.

Please note that Inductions will be held the week before the start date. You will receive full details with your timetable following your acceptance.

Coronavirus COVID-19: Recruitment will take place as normal, however, p...

Course Fee

Year 1: €5,300* (included Middlesex University Registration Fee).
Year 2: €2,950.

*Please note that there is an additional charge of €20 for Garda vetting process which is required prior to course entry and it is not included in the ...

Entry Requirements

Entry is by application form and interview.

Applicants must have completed:
• A Certificate course in counselling skills or equivalent e.g. in-service training with a substantial counselling element and
• A diploma with counse...


Expand+Award: Middlesex University BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy.

This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.

Level: Level 6 FHEQ (Comparable to Level 8 NFQ).


Course Content

Expand+For qualified counsellors who want to gain an honours degree in just two years.

• Outstanding individual support; unique classroom setting (experiential and theoretical)
• Enhance existing qualifications
• Achieve an honours Bachelor of Sc...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Upgrade students enter the degree programme in year three and receive exemption from year one and year two modules. Please note: All applicants must have successfully completed an accredited Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy to be eligible for t...

Assessment Method Assessment: Assignments. There are no formal examinations, giving students more opportunities to concentrate on their assignments and their own self-exploration throughout their journey.
Further Enquiries PCI College
Head Office, Corrig House,
Old Naas Road,
Dublin 22
t: +353 (0) 1 464 2268
Location Venue: Athlone, Cork, Dublin West, Limerick & Kilkenny.
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