Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy

PCI College


Course Name Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy
Course Provider PCI College
Course Code 99371 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Middlesex University None
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Dublin
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+START DATE: Oct 2021
Please note that Inductions will be held the week before the start date. You will receive full details with your timetable following your acceptance.

Recruitment will take place as normal, however, please be aware t...

Application Date

Expand+APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30th July 2021

You can book this course online, using the booking form above, or you can download the application form in the Download section, and send it to us by email.


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Duration 2 years part-time

TIMETABLE: Weekends - Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5.30 pm (approx. 1 weekend per month from October to June)

VENUES THAT RUN THIS COURSE: Dublin West (Clondalkin)
Course Fee


Year 1: €4,870* (included Middlesex University Registration Fee)

Year 1 PCI graduate discount: €4,570 (included Middlesex University Registration Fee)

Year 2: €4,250

Post Graduate Certificate and Diploma Prices available upon ...

Entry Requirements


Applicants are required to hold a relevant degree (Level 8 NFQ or equivalent; Final grade 2.2 or above).

Applicants who do not meet these criteria may be eligible to enter the course on the basis of prior learning and experience in ...

Comment AWARD: Middlesex University MSc Addiction Counselling and Psychotherapy

This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.

LEVEL: Level 7 FHEQ (Comparable to Level 9 NFQ)
FHEQ (Framework for Higher Education Qualification) is the UK National Framework of Qualifications.
Course Content

Expand+There is a growing awareness of the widespread harm caused by addiction to individuals, families and society at large and an evolving shift of reliance from a medically based model of treatment to engaging in Talking Therapies.

In an experiential ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+YEAR 1: Postgraduate Certificate - 60 credits (equivalent to 30 ECTS credits)

Theories of Addictive Behaviour: History and Current Situation
Generic and Specific Therapy Skills for Addiction
Drugs of Abuse: Biological, Psychological and Social ...

Assessment Method ASSESSMENT: Assignments

There are no formal examinations, giving students more opportunities to concentrate on their assignments and their own self-exploration throughout their journey.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Path

There is an ever-increasing demand for addiction services and the demand, in the public sector in particular, far outstrips the available resources. There are many current and future job opportunities within the public sector – part...

Further Enquiries Head Office, Corrig House, Old Naas
Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
+353 (0) 1 464 2268
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