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 Next Start Date: October 2020
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2020

Selection Process: There are a limited number of places available (18). Selection is based on application and interview.

Application Process
Applicants are invited to complete and return the online Applicat...

Duration Venues: Dublin & *Belfast (click here for further details).
Duration: Two years, part-time.

Timetable: The course will take place at weekends (Saturday & Sunday, approx. 1 weekend per month from October to June) and the full provisional timetable will be available shortly.

Course Fee

Year 1: €3,670* + Middlesex University Registration Fee €1,200**
(€3,150 for PCI College Graduates + MU Registration Fee €1,200**)

Year 2: €4,250

*Please note that fees include a €20 charge for Garda vetting process which i...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants are required to hold a relevant honours degree (Level 8 NFQ or equivalent; Final grade 2.2 or above) in Counselling & Psychotherapy, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Social Care or equivalent.

Applicants who do not meet these criteri...

Comment Award: Middlesex University MSc Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy

Level: Level 7 FHEQ (Comparable to Level 9 NFQ)

*This programme was developed and is delivered and assessed by PCI College; awarded by and quality assured by Middlesex University. FHEQ (Framework for Higher Education Qualification) is the UK National Framework of Qualifications.
Course Content

Expand+MSc Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy

Validated by Middlesex University.

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 medicall...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Each module is 30 hours duration

Year 1 Modules: 60 credits (equivalent to 30 ECTS credits)
Theories of Addictive Behaviour: History & Current Situation
Generic & Specific Therapy Skills for Addiction
Drugs of Abuse: Biological, Psychological &...

Assessment Method Assessment: Written and practical assignments
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+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 – particularly in the ar...

Further Enquiries Call David or Adam now at 01-464 2268
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