Title of Course: Applied Psychology - Guidance Counselling

Applied Psychology - Guidance Counselling is course run by University College Cork (UCC), Cork. Applied Psychology - Guidance Counselling gives a Course Qualification of Masters Degree, awarded by National University of Ireland. For more information about Applied Psychology - Guidance Counselling at University College Cork (UCC), please review the details below.

The aim of this MA course is to give you the knowledge and skills necessary to become a qualified guidance counsellor. Guidance promotes personal, social, educational and vocational development in individuals. The course will appeal to:

Psychology graduates


Social workers

Probation officers

Juvenile liaison officers

Occupational therapists



Those who work in adult education pastoral care, residential care, youth and community work, sport, nursing, adult placement, development work, coaching, employee welfare, human resources.

Those whose work has a guidance component.

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Training ProviderUniversity College Cork (UCC)
Course LocationCork, Ireland
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland
Course Fee2017/2018 Irish/EU 6,000 (Year 1 60 Credits); 2017/2018 IRISH/EU FEE: 3,500 (Year 2 30 credits);
Course Duration18 months part-time.
Course TimeThis programme will be taught during weekday working hours and evening hours over 18 months.
Entry Requirements?to apply for this course you should have a 2.2 class honours degree. Graduates who do not meet this requirement and have a minimum of five years relevant experience in teaching, industry or community work will also be considered.?you will be asked to supply a personal statement outlining your professional experiences and personal qualities relevant to undertaking training in guidance counselling and your reasons for applying to the course.?All applicants offered a place will have been selected through short-listing and face to face interview with the School of Applied Psychology.
Carear PathBy the end of the course you will:understand the value of enabling the personal, social, educational and vocational development of the clientjustify the importance of understanding the needs of clients from diverse social and cultural backgroundsevaluate relevant theory and empirical findings in the area of guidance counsellingadvocate the importance of using career information to help individuals make good career choicesExplain the rationale behind the use of psychometric testsPlacement and Study Abroad Information In year 2 of the course, you will complete 24 half-day placements in a work environment where there is a guidance function.
Phone21 490 4600
Course CodeCKE15
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