Psychotherapy - Systemic Psychotherapy

University College Dublin


Course Name Psychotherapy - Systemic Psychotherapy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X437
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2022.
Application Date Application by: 17 June 2022.

Application Details
Applications are now being accepted for this programme.

Applications for this course must be made on-line at
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Duration 48 months part-time.
Course Fee For more information on course fees please visit the Fees & Grants Office website.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Eligibility Criteria
This graduate level programme is open to candidates who have three years graduate level training in the human sciences (medicine, psychology, social work, sociology, education, etc) or its equivalent. Applicants must have relev...


Expand+How / Where will I learn
This four year part-time Masters (M.Sc.) in Psychotherapy degree is delivered in UCD School of Medicine.

Established in the 1980s this Programme has developed both a national and international reputation as a centre of tr...

Course Content

Expand+Course Features
- Enables clinicians to practice as family therapists in Ireland and abroad

- Covers theory of systemic psychotherapy, clinical practice, personal professional development and research.

- Live Supervision of clinical practice i...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The four elements of the training are as follows:

Theory and Methodology:
Students will be learning about the emergence of the Systemic Family Therapy tradition from its origins in the 1950’s to current time. Topics covered will include System...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Areas in which Systemic Psychotherapists have previously secured employment or developed experience in independent practices include:
• Primary Care Settings
• Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
• Adult Psychia...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator:
Dr. Valerie O'Brien
T: 00353 1 716 6602
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