Education - School Guidance Counselling

Maynooth University


Course Name Education - School Guidance Counselling
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH53G
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MEd
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September 2022 - Start date to be confirmed
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code MH53G

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Duration 1 year part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry is restricted to applicants who have successfully completed all courses in the one-year Postgraduate Diploma in School Guidance and Counselling (PGDSGC) or equivalent, with a grade of at least Second Class Honours, grade 1 standard. Applicants ...

Course Content The MEd School Guidance Counselling degree is designed to advance the professional development of School Guidance Counsellors and builds on the Postgraduate Diploma in School Guidance Counselling (PGDSGC). This one-year programme involves participation in regular research-support seminars and consultation with supervisors towards the completion of a thesis.
Assessment Method The MEd School Guidance Counselling is assessed through the thesis only.
Careers or Further Progression This MEd SGC builds on the PGDSGC (Post Graduate Diploma in School Guidance Counselling) and aims to advance school-based Guidance Counsellors’ professional development. The programme is recognised by the Department of Education and Skills and the National Centre for Guidance in Education as a professional, international qualification in Guidance Counselling.
Further Enquiries Programme Administrator: Georgina Sherlock (for queries relating to the course application process)
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Programme Co-Director: Dr. Bernie Grummell (for queries relating to course content)
Address: Maynooth University Department of Education, Maynooth University School of Education, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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