Course Description

BA (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy Studies

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

Delivered by the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS), the BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy is a 4 year degree programme situated at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) programme.

This course is a leading academically based professional programme for those wishing to pursue a career in the field of Counselling, which combines a range of comprehensive theory and practical skills development. The course is highly interactive and it has been designed primarily for those who want to study further towards becoming competent professional practitioners in counselling related areas. It is also aimed at those wishing to
develop counselling skills that may be useful in their current position for their own personal and
professional development.

This course is delivered by Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS) and takes place in Griffith College Dublin.

College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Health Care
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Honours Bachelor Degree
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Fee Par-Time: EUR 3,825 per year
Course Duration 4 Years
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding BA (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy
Entry Requirements To join the BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy, applicants must meet the following requirements: - be over 18 years of age - complete and submit the application form - applicants are required to complete an interview process, which is designed to explore your reasons for taking the programme and to ensure that it is suitable for your needs. ICHAS is committed to ensuring that the programme you are on is right for you - complete the Garda vetting procedure - English language proficiency certificates (e.g. IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent) if applicable. Learn more. English Language: ‚ÄčIf English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team. Griffith College is accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. Please see here for further details. Mentoring & placement support: All applicants are required to engage in a minimum of 50 Hours of Personal Psychotherapeutic Experience (or equivalent) across the programme. Each student will be required to undertake 200 hours of direct client work under strict Clinical Supervision arrangements. Applicants under 23 years of age: A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including English or Irish.
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