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Guidance Counselling and Lifespan Development MA

University of Limerick
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
On campus
Limerick
English
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12,471 EUR

Program description

Guidance Counselling and Lifespan Development MA

The focus of the program is to qualify practicing teachers and other professionals to become qualified guidance counsellors. The professional guidance counsellor brings to bear specific skills in counselling individuals in the areas of personal, social, educational and career development. In order to fulfil their roles as guidance counsellors effectively, participants on the program will be educated in a broad range of knowledge, skills and competencies within the context of a lifelong learning framework. The strong focus on personal development on the program strives to promote self-understanding and insight for a deeper appreciation of the counselling process.

Admission requirements

Applicants are requested to supply, in addition to the specified documents, two seperately attached documents on MS word: (1) An up-to-date CV and (2) a 500 word Personal Statement describing their interest and reason for applying for the programme.)

Candidates for this initial qualification in guidance counselling shall be required to possess either of the following:

  • A Degree in Education at 2.2 or above from a concurrent undergraduate programme, or a Higher Diploma/Masters in Education, or an approved equivalent professional teaching qualification or
  • An Honours Degree at 2.2 or above in a cognate discipline such as psychology, social and community work, human resources and health sciences.

Consideration will also be given to candidates in line with UL's Policy for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). 

Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, they must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of UL. 

As the number of places on the programme is limited the selection process is competitive and will include short listing prior to an interview (group and individual on the same day). 

It is a UL requirement that students taking this post-graduate programme will need to undergo a Garda clearance process.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Tuition fees

  • EU: €5,582
  • Non-EU: €12,471

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University of Limerick

University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...


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Why study at University of Limerick

The Universities commitment to graduate employability, UL`s dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement.  

The University of Limerick houses a broad range of world class and specialist equipment and facilities that give students and researchers an immersive and practical approach to their studies and research.

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University of Limerick

University of Limerick
V94 T9PX Limerick
Ireland

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