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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 225 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.
  • Applicants to the MSc are expected to have submitted a case study which has not already been assessed by TCD and a recent recording of a therapy session made within the last six months to the course administrator by the 8th of May. Receipt of these items at least three weeks prior to a  selection interview taking place allows sufficient time for review by the course director.
  • 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.
  • Applicants will be subject to Garda Vetting.

MSc applications will be accepted online from October 2019 until the 30th of April 2020.

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