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.
lf 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 2016 is 31st March 2016.
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. Pa rti cipa nts 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 yea rs 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, to begin in September 2016 is 31st March 2016.
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
contact: DCU Faculty of Science and Health,
tel: +353 (o), 700 8975; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 (o) 1 700 5947