Counselling & Pastoral Care

Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences


Course Name Counselling & Pastoral Care
Course Provider Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences
Course Code 56352 (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 Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Tralee, Portlaoise, Castlebar, Limerick City, Galway City, Wexford Town, Waterford City, Cork City, Dublin
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date Sept 2019
Duration 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time
Course Fee €6,165 – €7,165

Course Fees

The tuition fees for the Full -Time programme are €6,165 (completed over 1 year) or €7,165 where the programme is taken on a Part time basis (completed over 2 years). Students can pay in installments and all fees are fully protected under our Protection of Enrolled Learners’ Policy.
Entry Requirements

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To join the M.A in Counselling and Pastoral Care, applicants must meet the following requirements;

•A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.2) at Level 8,or its equivalent in a related disc...

Course Content


The M.A. in Counselling and Pastoral Care is designed to prepare students to be competent and effective practitioners in pastoral care embedded in counselling principles. The programme develops competence through in-depth study, meani...

Subjects Taught

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Students can complete this course on either a full-time or part-time basis. Class participation for classroom based teaching normally requires attendance on 1 evening per week (6pm to 10pm) and Saturdays (9.30am to ...

Assessment Method

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The programme has been designed to enable learners to demonstrate their academic and reflective learning in appropriate ways. The assessment strategy accommodates different learning styles and therefore the programme assess...

Number of Credits Total Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Where Can I progress to on completion of the course?

On successful completion of the M.A in Counselling and Pastoral Care, students will be qualified to access Level 10 Programmes on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Career Prospe...

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