Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHA51

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 30 June 2018

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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.


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MEd in Adult Guidance and Counselling - MHA51 requires a minimum 2:2 in a Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling or equivalent and 3 years’ experience in the field.

There will also be an informal interview as part of the recruitment process.

Minimum English language requirements:

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

National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850

Part time comprising of two days every month broken down into eight workshops during Semester 1 and six workshops during Semester 2.

Course Duration: 1 year Part-time

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.

Online application only

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.


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