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BA (Hons) in Counselling & Youth Studies

BA (Hons) in Counselling & Youth Studies


The BA (Hons) in Counselling and Youth Studies is delivered by the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS) and is available on a part-time basis.

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 (Hons) in Counselling and Youth Studies has many features that make it one of the leading programmes of this type in Ireland.

Course Highlights

  • It is the first programme of its type to meet the new QQI Awards Standards for Counselling and Psychotherapy in Ireland.
  • This programme is part of a suite of programmes that have been recently validated by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), ensuring up to date teaching methods, programme content and quality.
  • It is delivered by lecturers who work in this field, who are passionate about your education and dedicated to sharing their experience and expertise.
  • The programme is recognised throughout Europe. On completion, you receive the Europass Diploma Supplement in addition to your degree parchment.
  • It is part of the affordable and flexible access system within ICHAS, meaning students pay the same fees as the public college system.
  • It mixes theory and practice together to provide a complete understanding of the areas.
  • The programme uses both classroom-based and blended learning techniques. 

Dublin Main Campus Intake Dates

This course commences September 2021.

Please see the timetable section for course dates.


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