Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (PG Cert)

University College Cork Ireland

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The award
PG Cert

How long you will study
9 Months

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Cognitive Behaviour Therapy at University College Cork

Overview

The next intake for this programme will be in September 2015

The Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy aims to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Currently CBT is recommended by NICE (2008) as the intervention of choice for many mental health disorders. The course offers a comprehensive grounding in CBT principles for those who want to understand and use CBT principles in their day to day roles. The course is relevant to healthcare and education professionals, particularly those working in the area of mental health such as psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists and allied professionals.

Course Details

What will I be studying?

The course consists of 5 modules (30 credits):

NU6134 Theories of Human Development including Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy Theory (5 credits)

NU6135 Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) (5 credits)

NU6136 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) models of Mental Health Problems I (5 credits)

NU6137 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) models of Mental Health Problems II (5 credits)

NU6138 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) models of Mental Health Problems III (10 credits)

Fact File

Course Code: CKU12 Part-time

Course Title: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

College: Medicine and Health

Duration: 9 Months Part-time

Teaching Mode: Part-Time

The part-time option will be taught during evening hours over 9 months.

Qualifications: PG Cert

NFQ Level: Level 9

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU Fee - EUR 4,000 for the academic year

2016 Entry Requirements: See detailed entry requirements

Closing Date: Programme not running for 2016/17

Next Intake: TBC

Course Practicalities

This part-time programme will take place one evening per week for 3 hours between September and May. In addition a Block week of study will take place in September.

Assessment

Assessment of this course will include video work, reflective reports, case presentations, simulated practice assessment and written assignments. Assessment will involve completing 5 written assignments

Application Procedure

Application for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.

For full details of the application procedure click How to Apply. Please note that you will be asked to fill in a supplementary information form as part of the applications process for this programme. This form is available to view from here Supplementary Questions 2017/2018 - PG Cert in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy CKU12 (192kB).All required documentation must either uploaded to your online application or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway.

Please note that if an applicant is successful in gaining a place, and is unable to register in that year, deferrals are not permitted. Students are, however, welcome to reapply, and the previous cancellation will not affect any subsequent UCC application.

Further Contact Information

For further information please contact Ms Moira O Donovan at moira.odonovan@ucc.ie

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study9 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU Fee - EUR 4,000 for the academic year

2016 Entry Requirements: See detailed entry requirements

Closing Date: Programme not running for 2016/17

Next Intake: TBC

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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