Adult Guidance & Counselling

Overview
The MEd in Adult Guidance Counselling is designed to meet the learning needs of Guidance Counselling practitioners who are seeking to build on their initial guidance qualification to develop their capacity to engage in critical reflection on their practice and contribute to the profession.

This programme is particularly suited to those who are seeking theoretical frameworks from which to explore and question the assumptions that underpin their work practices.

The course is intended to meet the learning needs of existing guidance practitioners who work across a variety of settings e.g. prison system, disability, labour market services, adult educational guidance services and private practice.

Entry requirements

MEd in Adult Guidance Counselling - MHA51 requires a minimum 2:2 in a Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance Counselling or equivalent and 3 years' experience in the field.

Interview: There will also be an informal interview as part of the recruitment process.

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.

Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850

Duration

1 year Part-time

Fees

In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.

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Career Options
The course is intended to meet the learning needs of existing guidance practitioners who work across a variety of settings e.g. prison system, disability, labour market services, adult educational guidance services and private practice.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MEd

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

  • Apply to

    PAC