Psychotherapy MSc

Psychotherapy MSc

Master degree
48 months
Application deadlines: May 24
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: €50
Intakes: before May 24
International tuition: €48,000

Program overview

The programme is aimed: To provide students with the opportunity to gain a breadth of knowledge and experience in different therapeutic modalities. To develop an in-depth knowledge of an Integrative approach to Psychotherapy. To stimulate students to become reflective practitioners who are sensitive to and led by the needs of the client. To equip students with the knowledge, common factor skills and core competencies to enable them to establish a good working alliance and practise safely and effectively as psychotherapists. To provide a stimulating inquiry based learning environment for conducting a practice based research study that forms the basis of their final thesis. To develop and enhance the capacity for a constructive critical awareness and analytical thinking informed by as well as applied to theory, practice and research. To stimulate students in disciplined experiential practice and personal inquiry to enhance the capacity to respond to clients at an implicit emotional and relational level.

Study options

This program can be done



  • PTE
For admission to the M.Sc. in Psychotherapy, entrants will normally: Have a relevant undergraduate degree (for example, voluntary, community development, education etc.) Have one to two year's recent relevant professional experience (for example, voluntary counsellor/helpline worker, social work, teaching or nursing background) Be able to demonstrate personal readiness and suitability for psychotherapy training Successfully undertake a selection interview All Applications All applicants must submit; Certified academic transcripts for all years of study at college or university in original language* Copy of passport Certified copy of parchment / degree certificate Personal statement outlining your reasons for applying to this course CV outlining relevant professional experience International Applicants In addition to the above, non-native English speakers must also submit; Certified English translations of academic transcripts and parchment / degree certificate *International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language.

Career opportunities

There are career prospects for counsellors and psychotherapists within the Statutory, Education, Voluntary and Private sectors. Due to the programme's specialism, you will find specialist psychotherapeutic practice with individuals and couples. Alternatively, researchers in qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research projects are always in demand.

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