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Adult Guidance & Counselling (MEd)

Course Description


The MEd in Adult Guidance & Counselling MHA51 is designed to meet the learning needs of
- Policy makers
- Managers of change in organisations and systems
- Facilitators of new approaches to research and development
- Managers of service delivery in changing contexts
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 and critical reflection.

Minimum English language requirements:
• IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
• TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
• TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
• PTE (Pearson): 62

Course Structure

Part time comprising of two days every month broken down into eight workshops during Semester 1 and six workshops during Semester 2. Modules include research methods in adult guidance and counselling, group supervision and reflexive research, and thesis and research completion.

Career Options

In addition to practitioners in mainstream Adult and Community Education settings, the MEd has also been found useful by nurse tutors, community health providers, counsellors and psychotherapists, local government personnel and those working in education and development settings in Africa, Asia and elsewhere in Europe.

How To Apply

Online application only http://www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity

PAC Code

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.

Applicants may be required to attend for interview as part of the admissions process.

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Adult Guidance & Counselling (MEd) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A primary degree and a minimum of 2.2 in a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Adult Guidance and Counselling) or equivalent; 3 years experience in the field. An informal interview will also be required. Recognition of prior learning may for candidates who have achieved a grade of 2.1 or higher in the Diploma in Arts (Adult Guidance and Counselling). Minimum English requirements: For international students for whom English is not their first language, an English language exam certificate showing IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.

Course Fees

Please contact [email protected] for fees information

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