Counselling & Psychotherapy

Dublin Business School


Course Name Counselling & Psychotherapy
Course Provider Dublin Business School
Course Code 22441 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Weekend
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters HDip
Application Date

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

Applicants should complete the appropriate application form and return it to the Postgraduate Admissions Office along with the following documentation:

- Aca...

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Duration Part-time: 2 years, 2 evenings per week and 12 Saturdays.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+To be considered for admission, applicants must hold:

- A primary honours degree award of at least pass level in a non-cognate discipline from a recognised third-level institution, or

- Hold an equivalent professional qualification and be able ...


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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 Higher Diploma in Arts in Counselling and Psychotherapy will provide students with a broad graduate-level education and grounding in the theory and practice of counselling and therapy. The course offers students a practical trainin...

Subjects Taught Year 1
Counselling and Psychotherapy Skills I – Introduction
Stress Response I
Process Group
Traditions of Psychotherapy
Theories of Development

Year 2
Group Psychotherapy
The Family and Psychotherapy
Counselling and Psychotherapy Skills II – Development of Therapeutic
Stress Response II
Psychopathology and Case Histories
Research Methods and Minor Dissertation
Assessment Method

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The Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Arts in Counselling and Psychotherapy combines experiential learning, academic lecturing and personal development. The Theory and Practice modules in each year of the programme as well as the St...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
The Higher Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy is not in itself full professional training. However, holders of this qualification may seek employment in the following areas:

• The Voluntary Sector
• Primary Care settings...

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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