Play Therapy

Cork Institute of Technology


Course Name Play Therapy
Course Provider Cork Institute of Technology
Course Code CR_HPLTH_9
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Cork Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Cork Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
Apply To Course provider
Attendance Options Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PgDip/MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please note that the next intake for this programme will be September 2020.
Application Date For details visit
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here

Expand+3 Years Part-Time.

No. of weeks: 26 per annum
Duration: Three years

This course is run on Saturdays but an additional half day weekly is required for placement (this must be during Social Work office hours to facilitat...

Course Fee

Expand+EU Applicants: €6,900 (€2,300 per annum) Clinical Supervision (from approved supervisors), personal therapy and playroom materials are additional.

Students should note that the Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject...

Financial Support

Expand+Tax Relief
Tax Relief on Tuition Fees - Third Level Education Courses must be at least 2 academic years duration for undergraduates and 1 year for postgraduate course. Tax relief is available for one course per individual in a tax year and is at th...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Admission Requirements
Applicants must hold a Level 8 Honours degree (H2.2) or higher, in one of the following areas: Counselling/Psychotherapy, Early Years Education, Occupational Therapy, Primary Education, Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychiatric Nur...

Interview Yes
Comment Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus
Course Content

This programme is a postgraduate clinical training in Play Therapy. It aims to equip practitioners with the advanced knowledge and clinical capability that would match international standards of best practice within the Play Therapy profes...

Subjects Taught

All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

Semester 1 (YEAR 1)
Clinical Work Preparation
Child Development & Play
Play Therapy Theory
Application of Play Therapy Skills
Observation Techniques
Clinical Work Practi...

Number of Credits MA: 90
P.Grad.Dip.: 60
Further Enquiries Karen O’Connor
T: 021-4336155