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Leadership in Therapeutic Child and Social Care

Carlow College

24 months
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4900 EUR/year
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About

The M.A. in Leadership in Therapeutic Child and Social Care from Carlow College is based on our well-established MATCC programme which has been running in the college for over 10 years now. It emphasises the skills and abilities required for leading therapeutic care in practice.

Overview

Leadership in Therapeutic Child and Social Care from Carlow College is not a training in psychotherapy, it is more comparable to such a training than to other taught MA’s. For example, the course day begins with a personal check-in, has an experiential group at its centre and closes with a check-out. 

Careers

Graduates of this M.A. in Leadership in Therapeutic Child and Social Care from Carlow College typically move onto assume positions of responsibility in their workplaces. It prepares graduates for leading a process of change towards a more therapeutic and progressive quality of practice in social care and other person-centred professions. Graduates also engage in consultancy work and lecture in third level institutes.

Graduates of the programme move to take on positions of practice responsibility within the organisations in which they work and beyond. This Masters level course prepares graduates for leading a process of change towards a more therapeutic and progressive quality of practice in Social Care and other person-centred professions. Graduates take up leadership roles within their own work places, contribute to the development of their profession, engage in consultancy work to support professional teams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Therapeutic Child and Social Care: Therapeutic Work in Context.
  • Philosophy and Ethics of Therapeutic Child and Social Care
  • Observing and Understanding Organisational Life (Incl. Visit of Observation)
  • Leadership and Management in Therapeutic Child and Social Care
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts for all Level 8 (or above) qualifications held-a full transcript of your results across the various stages of your degree to ensure that you have the required 80 ECTS of History
  • Official certificates/documentation in relation to education/training completed which is relevant to the programme
  • Personal Statement–minimum 300 words outlining your reasons for undertaking the chosen course.
  • Written reference outlining your suitability for the programme applied for Intellectual qualities, including; professional and educational developments; present performance; personal qualities; career aspirations; and, research/study interests.
  • If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4900 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4900 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Carlow

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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