Loss & Bereavement

Bereavement and loss

Entry requirements

  • To apply for this programme you must hold a Level 8 degree in a relevant area or equivalent demonstrated through a defined recognition of prior learning (RPL) process. Through RPL you will be required to demonstrate significant professional experience in social/healthcare in a loss/bereavement-related area or as a bereavement support volunteer; completion of CPD and other training relevant to loss and bereavement; evidence of personal insight into loss history.
  • An academic transcript will be requested when a place is offered. An academic transcript lists your complete academic history – programmes attended, a breakdown of marks/grades achieved, the degree awarded, your overall grade and conferring date.
  • International degrees’ equivalency are to be verified using this service

If you are a prospective students applying for the MSc Loss & Bereavement for whom English is not your native language you may need to arrange a test to confirm proficiency in English. More details are available here

Please note:

Ensure you are applying for the correct stream within the MSc Loss & Bereavement programmes. If you are uncertain, please read the MSc Loss & Bereavement brochure or contact Jennifer Leech, Education Administrator at the Irish Hospice Foundation.