- Psychology is the scientific study of human mental life and behaviour. It involves areas such as Brain and Behaviour, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Psychological Research Methods.
- Students graduate with a Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) accredited degree.
- In third year students have the option of spending one semester on work placement or studying abroad, and one semester on a research internship (all subject to availability).
- Students should be interested in studying the human mind and behaviours with the rigours of scientific testing. You will use research methods including observation, measurement, hypothesis testing, experimentation, logical inference and statistical analysis.
- If your ambition is to have a career as a professional psychologist, you will be interested in the variety of career paths are available, both within and outside psychology that an accredited Psychology degree opens up.
- Choose 1 other subject or Critical Skills except Mathematical Physics or Data Science
- Psychology as a Single Major subject
- Optional 10 credit Elective
- 1 semester on work placement (subject to availability) or studying abroad and 1 semester on a research internship
- Psychology studied as a Single Major subject
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International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements
Mature student applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for the written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 15 March 2020 to the Access Office. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
01 February 2020
The application process depends on the type of applicant you are. Click here for all information about how to apply.
Categories of applicant:
- School-leavers (Leaving Certificate students)
- Mature students (23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University/part-time degrees the mature age is 21)
- EU/EFTA/UK students
- International students (outside the EU)
- QQI (Further Education) students
- Transferring students
- Deferring students