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Systemic Psychotherapy, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This Systemic Psychotherapy course at University College Dublin will appeal to those people who are interested in training as a Psychotherapist to a high level of knowledge and skill. Systemic Psychotherapists work with relationships in the context of families, couples and other groups. 

Overview

This Systemic Psychotherapy course at University College Dublin is directed at a broad range of health and social care professionals who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in working as Systemic Psychotherapists with individuals, couples and families.  Live supervision of Clinical Practice is central to this training supported by core subjects of Theory and Methodology, Research and Personal/Professional connections.  The integration of Clinical Practice, Systemic Theories, Psychotherapy Research and Self reflection is key to this training.

Career

  • Primary Care Settings
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • Adult Psychiatric Services
  • Voluntary Agencies providing Couple and Family Therapy
  • Family Resource Centres
  • Family Court work
  • Private Practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Methodology
  • Clinical Practice  (based on live supervision and retrospective supervision)
  • Personal Psychotherapy Exercises (PPE)
  • Research Design and Methodology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Most courses operate a rolling admissions policy with decisions being taken as soon as possible after receipt of completed applications. 

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • A primary degree in the human sciences (medicine, psychology , social work , sociology, education etc.) or its equivalent.
  • Equivalence through Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL): Candidates applying through this route must demonstrate clearly that they have equivalence to an undergraduate degree in a field relevant to psychotherapy or have a combination of work and life experiences that add up to a similar competency.
  • Relevant experience in working with people in a responsible and caring role.
  • To be in a work setting or role which will provide candidates with opportunities to implement their learning such as  work within the helping professions, counselling support services and /or project / community work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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