Psychotherapy Studies

University College Dublin


Course Name Psychotherapy Studies
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X838
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
HDip Psychotherapy Studies FT (X838)
Deadline: Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration HDip Psychotherapy Studies FT (X838)
Duration: 1 Years
Attend: Full Time
Course Fee HDip Psychotherapy Studies (X838) Full Time
EU fee per year - €6,240
nonEU fee per year - €12,890

***Fees are subject to change.
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Entry Requirements

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• Open to applicants with a Honours Level 8 (NFQ) qualification or equivalent experience-based prior learning.
• Most relevant to workers in the field of mental health practice and health work generally as well as those invol...


Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Graduates with Level 8 (NFQ) BA or BSc, or equivalent Recognition of Prior Lea...

Course Content

Expand+HDip Psychotherapy Studies
Graduate Taught (level 8 nfq, credits 60)
This one year full-time Higher Diploma programme provides an introduction to the major modalities of psychotherapy, to psychoanalysis and to psychiatric/mental health practice. It...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Theoretical Overview of the Psychotherapies

The Therapeutic Relationship in Psychotherapy

Psychotherapies I: Transference based Therapies and Integrative/interpersonal Therapies

Psychotherapies II: Cognitive/Behavioural Therapies, Group & Family Psychotherapies

Research and Clinical Applications Seminar

Thesis Dissertation
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Related Programmes
• MSc Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy PT
• MSc Group Analytic Psychotherapy PT
• MSc Child Art Psychotherapy (Sep) PT
• MSc Systemic Psychotherapy PT
• Grad Dip Psychoanalytic Studies PT
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator:
Contact Name: Aine Begley

University College Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 7777
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