MA in Therapeutic Child Care

Carlow College
Carlow, Ireland
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 21,863

Entry Requirements

Applicants need:

  • An honours degree in Applied Social Studies or an equivalent academic/ professional qualification to degree level in a relevant profession.
  • In very exceptional cases, a Diploma in Applied Social Studies or equivalent qualification will be considered.
  • To be currently and continually employed with young people and their families in a setting open to working from a therapeutic perspective.
  • To perform satisfactorily at interview


Year 1

  • Advanced Child Care Practice I
  • Philosophical and Ethical Issues
  • Professional Workshop
  • Experiential Group

Year 2

  • Research/Dissertation
  • Advanced Child Care Practice II
  • Management Issues in Therapeutic Child Care
  • Experiential Group

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