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MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

MSc. Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

Course Title MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
Qualification MSc.
Duration Two year (part-time)
Next Intake September 2020

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2018 Brochure for TCD Courses in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (PDF 1MB)


MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy


Guide for Applicants to the MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (PDF 573 kB)

Course Handbook (PDF 1.47 MB)

  • 2-year course to start September 2020.
  • This builds on existing competences in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy – includes workshops on theory and clinical skills training, supervision as well as a final dissertation in Year 2.
  • Applicants must be health professionals with a Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.
  • Requirement to submit a case study and recent recording of a therapy session prior to a selection interview.
  • Up-to-date information about course fees can be found at the Academic Registry.
  • Students must themselves, as part of the course, complete a minimum of 15 sessions of a cognitively based psychotherapy and associated homework tasks; or, alternatively they may complete 25 hours of another model of Psychotherapy with an accredited therapist. The cost for this personal therapy will be borne by the student.
  • Teaching starts with an introductory week in September and continues initially with weekly workshops on either Thursdays or Fridays in Year 1 with a decreasing frequency in Year 2 allowing students to focus on their research projects.
  • NMBI Category II approval until 2021.
  • There will be a bursary of €7500 available to support one student and further details are available here (PDF 112 kB)

MSc applications will be accepted online from November 2019 until the 31st of May 2020.
http://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTMD-CPSY-1P09

Course Director: Dr. Craig Chigwedere
Course Coordinators: Ms Colette Kearns and Ms Anne Marie Foley
Course Administrator: Majella Moloney
Email: cbtmsc@tcd.ie
Phone number + 353 1 249 3561