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Applying for the Diploma in Cognitive Psychotherapy

Please follow the instructions carefully.
All applications go through the Graduate Studies Office in Trinity College:
All instructions are available on their website.
Your application is made online through the following website:
The course code is TRS26 – you will need this when applying.
Additional material will need to be posted to address below including:

  • Up to date CV
  • Supplementary Information form for PG Dip Cognitive Psychotherapy (if you can not find please contact This details your reasons for applying and past training/experience in CBT and a statement of suitability for course
  • 2 Academic References (using forms provided)
  • Transcripts
  • Address is: Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway.

Admission Requirement:

This course is offered as a specialised post-qualification course that builds on relevant knowledge and skills already possessed by prospective candidates. Suitable candidates for the course will:

  • be currently employed in a healthcare setting and providing counselling or psychotherapy as part of their work, and;
  • have achieved a recognised third level qualification in a mental health profession (e.g. psychology, nursing, social work, medicine) and;
  • have relevant clinical experience and/or evidence of recognised foundation training in counselling/ psychotherapy and;
  • have two years postgraduate experience.

NOTE: If there a delay getting your references, please send all else on ahead


The fees for 2010-2011 are €9,750 for EU Students and €19,500 for non EU. This is payable in two equal amounts (August 2010 and January 2011). For Non-EU in one installment.

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Last updated 23 November 2016 School Web Administrator (Email).