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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 January 2021

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2019 Brochure for TCD Courses in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (PDF 361 kB)

MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy

Guide for Applicants to the MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (PDF 216)

Course Handbook (PDF 1.47 MB)

  • 2-year course to start with registration in January 2021.
  • This builds on existing competences in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy – includes workshops on theory and clinical skills training in the treatment of complex mental health difficulties, 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. Though clinical supervision is arranged by the course, applicants are required to have access to suitable clients.
  • Up-to-date information about course fees can be found at the Academic Registry.
  • Some applicants may be eligible to have up to 90% of the first-year fee for the MSc course covered under the terms of the Jobs Stimulus Package. Financial documentation is required as part of the online application process as proof of your status as either a homemaker, formerly self-employed, graduate or employed.
  • 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.
  • The mainly in person classroom teaching is due to start on Friday 5th February and continues initially with weekly workshops during the academic year on 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.
  • Successful applicants will be invited to an online induction meeting on Friday, 18th December.

MSc applications will be accepted online from October 2019 until the 13th December 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