Adult Guidance & Counselling

Maynooth University


Course Name Adult Guidance & Counselling
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHA51
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
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration 1 year Part-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

Expand+MEd in Adult Guidance Counselling - MHA51 requires a minimum 2:2 in a Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance Counselling or equivalent and 3 years’ experience in the field.

Interview: There will also be an informal interview as part of the recruitme...

Course Content

The MEd in Adult Guidance Counselling is designed to meet the learning needs of Guidance Counselling practitioners who are seeking to build on their initial guidance qualification to develop their capacity to engage in critical reflection o...

Careers or Further Progression Career Options
The course is intended to meet the learning needs of existing guidance practitioners who work across a variety of settings e.g. prison system, disability, labour market services, adult educational guidance services and private practice.
Further Enquiries Programme Director: Dr Mary Ryan & Dr David Mc Cormack
Tel: +353 1 708 3947 ,
Address: Department of Adult and Community Education, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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