BSc (Hons)/BA (Hons)
in Counselling & Psychotherapy

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BSc (Hons)/BA (Hons)
in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Bring your Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapyto Degree level with our one year RPL route

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IICP College – Open Taster Event, via Zoom.

Knowing which Counselling and Psychotherapy programme to choose, and which college, can be challenging. Therefore, in addition to the prospectus offered per programme on this website, we extend an invitation to our one-hour taster session, monthly, via our licenced Zoom, to help you gain a fuller understanding of what it means to train with us.
You are welcome to join us for our next Taster on 8th August. Currently our Tasters are online via Zoom.
For more information and to apply please click on the ‘registration’ button below.


Bring your Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
to Degree level with our one year RPL route

QQI validated and IACP accredited programmes

We offer a variety of QQI validated and IACP accredited programmes ranging from Certificate level up to Master’s level.


Our Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapeutic Studies (20 ECTS) is delivered on a part-time basis over approximately three months.

It is the perfect entry point for those with an interest in counselling and psychotherapy as it contains an excellent mix of personal development, theory and counselling skills, the subjects which are core to counsellor development.

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Our Honours Degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (240 ECTS) is delivered on a part-time basis over four years. This innovative programme is validated by QQI and accredited by IACP, Ireland’s largest professional body.

With a seamless transition from theory to practice, graduates of this programme are perfectly placed to pursue an enriching and fulfilling career as a therapist in the helping professions.

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We offer two Master’s programmes, a Master’s Degree in Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy and a Master’s Degree in Integrative Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy. Both programmes are 90 ECTS credits and delivered on a part-time basis, usually one weekend per month. Competitively priced and delivered by hugely experienced faculty all the while underpinned by IICP’s key principles of excellence, integrity and support, these are an ideal choice for qualified therapists.

Pluralism M.A.

At IICP College we can take you on the full journey from
Taster Evenings right through to Master’s Degree.

Wide Range of CPD Courses

We provide a comprehensive suite of short and long term Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and others working in the helping professions. Over the past 15 years, IICP College has built up a reputation for delivering professional, high quality and cutting-edge CPD courses focusing on in-demand areas such as Mindfulness, Trauma, Anxiety, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Supervision. All of our CPD courses are competitively priced and undergo regular quality checks to ensure the highest level of training is being provided. Click the below button to view our full range of currently available CPD courses.

Upcoming CPD Courses


My time at IICP marked a significant change in my life…..Through the early days the support and encouragement from faculty and peers alike was invaluable.

Michele Hughes, Diploma Student

I completed the degree course this year. I wanted to give a big thanks to everybody at the college. I have been amazed at how well the whole show is run. The attention to all the little details is brilliant. All the staff from lecturers to the people who manage the front desk and all the people in the office have shown the greatest of respect and care to myself and others who study there. Well done to everybody in the college for your hard work and supportive, friendly manner that is continually displayed.

Phil Gormley , BA (Hons) Degree

I would highly recommend this course to anyone. Really enjoyed it. Pam was a fantastic lecturer and very easy to understand. Learning of counselling theory and then adapting this learning to everyday life was most helpful.

Michelle Keogh, Degree Graduate

Extremely insightful and valuable course. Showed the potential career so clearly in a safe way. Wonderfully communicated and very patiently explained. Excellent opportunity to explore the understanding of counselling & psychotherapy theory with your peers.

Sultan Mahmoud, Certificate Student

I would highly recommend this course to anyone. Really enjoyed it. Pam was a fantastic lecturer and very easy to understand. Learning of counselling theory and then adapting this learning to everyday life was most helpful.

Michelle Keogh, Degree Graduate

I thought the structure of the modules was excellent. The module content covered all aspects of supervising theory and practice thoroughly. Well done! Excellent Course!

Miriam Barrow, Supervision Diploma

I’m utterly grateful to have chosen IICP. It’s incredibly lovely to study in such a supportive environment. It is also a friendly and warm place to be. I look forward to coming each week, I’ve met some cool people and if your reading this, I’d suggest you come here too! You won’t regret it.

Sue Scanlon, Degree Graduate

I can’t say enough about the facilitation skills of Rose & Suzi. The method & amount of facilitation in which all aspects of the Certificate were presented was a Joy. Not just learning the skills, but learning them in such a positive and inclusive manner. A wonderful experience!

Joe O' Rourke, Certificate Student

Course was well structured with excellent delivery from all facilitators. Thank you so much for a very enjoyable course.

Ciaran Cuddihy, Supervision Diploma

The level of professionalism, the quality of the staff and the care that has been shown to me these last two and a half years has been truly outstanding

Fergus Carey, Degree Graduate

My experience of IICP has been nothing like I have ever experienced before in terms of the warmth, welcome help and support of my learning. Highly qualified tutors, with international experience and solid academic reputations, deeply connect with the class and individual student in their efforts to impart knowledge and wisdom.

Carmel Hughes, Diploma Student

I really enjoyed the course, it was facilitated very well, interesting, stimulating classes by lecturers with vast experience. Thank you Eamon & Ann for a great experience.

Tom Kiernan, Supervision Diploma

Studying at IICP in such a supportive and encouraging environment was great. The warmth and care I got from all the tutors and staff at IICP was fantastic. The course content and information for the students ensured that expectations were met.

Geraldine Hallahan, Degree Graduate

Having experienced other colleges, I find that IICP are excellent at managing to offer a high level academic course whilst not in any way compromising on the culture of caring for and listening to what students want and need.

Blathnaid Cox, Degree Graduate

The tutors were excellent; always available, always encouraging. Their feedback was constructive and supportive

Mark O' Mahony, BA (Hons) Degree

Masters Students Testimonial