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Counselling Studies

This programme is suitable for qualified teachers and other education professionals who wish to further their career and develop leadership in a particular field of education.

This subject is designed to give access to Counselling Studies within an education orientation. It is not a professional counselling qualification, but offers an introduction to practice skills within specific contexts. For example, qualified teachers who see their future in the pastoral network of a school can use these papers to develop their skills in and understanding of guidance and pastoral care.

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Key information


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Counselling Studies as a specialisation of

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Programme Advisor 
Paul Flanagan 
Phone: 07 838 4500 ext 7728
Room: TT.5.09


At least 60 points from:

You may choose further papers from any subject or specialisation offered for the Master of Education, or from the Master of Educational Leadership.