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Dublin Business School

24 months
12500 EUR/year
5390 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in Psychotherapy program from Dublin Business School offers a postgraduate qualification which meets requirements for professional training for individuals interested in training as humanistic and psychodynamic psychotherapists in the integrative model. 


The Psychotherapy course from Dublin Business School has been designed for graduates from a Level 8 counselling and psychotherapy programme who are suitable for supervised clinical training in humanistic and psychodynamic psychotherapy in accordance in accordance with the integrative model. 

A combination of the Higher Diploma in Arts in Counselling and Psychotherapy (or equivalent) and the MA in psychotherapy at Dublin Business School should fulfil the requirements of a four-year training course that is expected by the professional bodies in the field of Psychotherapy. 

The MA course is also research focused and therefore provides students with a range of research skills appropriate to the field of counselling and psychotherapy.

Key Features of the MA in Psychotherapy

  • Designed for graduates from disciplines related to counselling and psychotherapy
  • Aims to meet the needs of individuals who wish to train as professional Psychotherapists
  • Designed with close attention paid to requirements of professional bodies and discussions regarding statutory and European regulation in the field
  • Delivered on a modular basis, typically students will attend classes on two evenings per weeks & attend weekend workshops once or twice a month
  • Comprises of Theoretical components, Personal Psychotherapy, Weekly Process Groups & Supervised Clinical Counselling/Psychotherapy Practice
  • The orientation is primarily humanistic/integrative
  • Includes master classes and workshops from experienced practitioners

Career Opportunities

Holders of the MA in Psychotherapy will be qualified to work in the following areas:

  • The Voluntary Sector
  • Primary Care settings
  • Social Care settings
  • Educational settings
  • Private Practice following admission to a professional body

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Supervised Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Group Supervision
  • Process Group
  • Theory and Practice: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Theory and Practice: Integrative Psychotherapy
  • Theory and Practice: Object Relations
  • Theory and Practice: Integrative Psychotherapy
  • Gesalt Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Ethics and Contemporary Issues
  • The Body in Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy and the Public Sphere

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level 8 undergraduate honours degree with a minimum Second-Class Second Division (2.2) from a recognised third level institution in Counselling and Psychotherapy or an equivalent qualification in a cognate area from a recognised third level institution, or
  • A graduate of any non-cognate discipline and hold a qualification in a conversion-style programme such as the DBS Higher Diploma in Arts in Counselling and Psychotherapy (wherein they have passed all requirements at honours level, including oral examination of professional suitability), or
  • Hold an equivalent qualification in the field of Humanistic, Integrative and Psychodynamic study and training or have equivalent professional qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5390 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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