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BA in Counselling Skills and Youth Studies

BA in Counselling Skills and Youth Studies


Develop your skills and expertise to become a competent practicing counsellor in the area of youth work

 This highly interactive programme is designed specifically for those interested in becoming professional counsellors in the area of youth work with a focus on youth intervention modalities.

Why Study Counselling & Youth Studies at Griffith College?

The BA in Counselling & Youth Studies is delivered by the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS) and is available on both a full or part-time basis over a three-year period. The course is aimed at those wishing to develop the range of counselling skills required to work with young people on a daily basis.

  • Students will develop industry-level academic and professional skills in youth studies.
  • Students will acquire specialised skills in counselling providing them with distinct employment advantages across a wide range of employment areas.
  • The programme is led and delivered by lecturers who have extensive experience and practical knowledge of the skills required to work professionally in the area.
  • Blended learning techniques allow the learner to access certain classes via on-line facilities.
  • Graduates have the option to progress to the BA (Hons) in Counselling Skills and Youth Studies

Dublin Main Campus Intake Dates

This course commences September 2021.

Please see the timetable section for course dates.

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What our students say

Teaching through experience, not alone theory, gave the course a personal, experiential glow that sparked a vibrancy in my interest and awakened a subsidiary in my mind that previously I was oblivious to.

Katrina Dennehy
B.A. in Counselling Skills and Youth Studies

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