Dublin Business School


Course Name Psychotherapy
Course Provider Dublin Business School
Course Code 22440 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA
Application Date

Expand+We are now accepting applications for programmes taking place in 2019.

Applicants should complete the appropriate application form and submit it online or return it to the Postgraduate Admissions Office along with the following doc...

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Duration Part-time: 2 years
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Entry Requirements

Expand+- To be considered for admission, applicants must hold a minimum second-class honours (2.2) counselling and psychotherapy qualification or an equivalent qualification in a cognate area from a recognised third-level institution, or

- Be a graduate ...


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The Postgraduate School of Arts is dedicated to the mission of DBS to provide students with the opportunity to develop themselves academically as well as personally through study within the arts, humanities and social sc...

Course Content

The MA in Psychotherapy offers a postgraduate qualification which meets requirements for professional training for individuals interested in training as humanistic and psychodynamic psychotherapists in the integrative model. A combinat...

Subjects Taught YEAR 1
Supervised Clinical Practice
Clinical Group Supervision
Process Group
Theory and Practice 1: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Theory & Practice 2: Integrative Psychotherapy
Theory and Practice 3: Object Relations
Theory and Practice 4: Integrative Psychotherapy
Gestalt Therapy
Existential Psychotherapy

Ethics and Contemporary Issues
The Body in Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy and the Public Sphere
Self, Subject, Person
Research Project
Assessment Method Assessment
Each year students are assessed not only on their skills and academic knowledge but they also participate in two feedback meetings per year to discuss their progress in training. Feedback and assessment are the basis of a decision regarding their suitability for professional practice as counsellors and psychotherapists, and ultimately their qualification with the MA.
Careers or Further Progression Careers
Holders of the MA in Psychotherapy will be qualified to work in the following areas:
- The voluntary sector
- Primary care settings
- Social care settings
- Educational settings
- Private practice following admission to a professional body.

It is envisaged that the programme will appeal to those interested in further postgraduate study, such as at PhD level.
Further Enquiries Contact our admissions team for more information
Phone: 01 417 7500
Opening times: Monday to Friday 8:45am to 5:15pm
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