DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences

DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences

DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences provides a comprehensive psychotherapy framework, incorporating two

part-time programmes, one at Masters and one at Doctorate level.

Applications are invited for the following programmes:

Doctorate in Psychotherapy (Level 10)

(PAC Code DCD13)

This is a four year part-time advanced programme, leading

to a doctoral degree in psychotherapy. The programme is

designed to provide advanced post-graduate psychotherapy

training to senior psychotherapy practitioners who are

interested in developing their psychotherapy practice,

supervision and research skills and knowledge.

Entry Routes and Requirements

Applicants must hold a primary degree or equivalent in a

relevant area, such as humanities, health or education; a

Masters in Psychotherapy or equivalent; have a minimum of

2 years’ experience (post-psychotherapy training) working

with a broad range of psychological problems; be personally

suitable to undertake advanced training within the context

of a taught programme; and demonstrate evidence that

they can undertake a research project at doctoral level.

If an applicant does not hold the required academic

qualifications or relevant experience, his/her application

will be reviewed through an RPL (Recognition of Prior

Learning) process.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications

for entry into year 1, to begin in September 2014 is

25th April 2014.

 

 

M.Sc. in Psychotherapy (Level 9)

(PAC Code DC715)

This four year, part-time programme is integrative in

nature and provides comprehensive academic and practical

grounding in Humanistic, Cognitive-Behavioural, Systemic

and Psychodynamic approaches to psychotherapeutic

practice with individuals and couples. Students will also

undertake a psychotherapy focused research dissertation.

Participants who successfully complete 60 credits on this

programme will have the option to exit at the end of year 2

with a Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy.

Entry Routes and Requirements

Applicants for year 1 must hold a relevant undergraduate

degree (NFQ level 8), have relevant practical experience

in the helping professions and be able to demonstrate

personal suitability. If an applicant does not meet these

criteria, or wishes to enter the programme at years 2 or

3 his/her application will be reviewed through an RPL

(Recognition of Prior Learning) process.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications for

entry into year 2, to begin in September 2014 is 25th April,

2014. The closing date for entry into year 1, to begin in

September 2015 is 30th April, 2015.

 

 

Professional Development Modules

A selection of modules at Masters and Doctorate level

are available on a stand alone basis for the on-going

development of therapists and other health and social

care professionals.

For further information and application details, visit

http://www.dcu.ie/snhs/professional.shtml or contact:

Emer O’Hara, Faculty of Science and Health,

tel: +353 (0) 1 700 8975; e-mail: science@dcu.ie

 

 

 

How to Apply

To apply for these programmes, visit the Postgraduate

Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie

For further information, contact:

DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences

Dublin City University

tel: +353 (0) 1 700 5947

email: snhsenquiries@dcu.ie

  

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