Applied Psychology

Trinity College Dublin

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
21428 EUR/year
9370 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Psychology programme of Trinity College Dublin is designed to provide students with a thorough appreciation of issues in applied psychology, knowledge of the skills required to apply psychology effectively, and a detailed understanding of their chosen focus of application. 


Course Description

The themes of analysis, intervention and evaluation are central to the structure and philosophy of the Applied Psychology programme of Trinity College Dublin, which establishes a firm basis for students to further professional training and development in psychology. The core modules provide training in research methods and professional issues. Optional modules enable further development of these competencies and knowledge while enabling students to consider their application in specified content areas.

Programme Structure

The following two core modules are compulsory and will be offered every year: 

  • Philosophical and Professional Issues in Applied Psychology 
  • Research Methodology and Statistics.

A range of optional applied modules will be offered each year and students must take a total of four of these modules. Modules will be offered in a range of areas representing health, organisational and clinical psychology and will vary from year to year.

  • Theory of Psychotherapy
  • Psychometrics
  • Applied Psychology
  • Counselling Skills
  • Psychology Applied to Lifespan Behavioural and Emotional Problems
  • Issues in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology
  • Issues in Clinical Psychology and Intellectual Disability
  • Applied Forensic Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will be required to hold at least a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (2.1) in psychology or its equivalent from a recognised university course, which confers eligibility for graduate registration with the Psychological Society of Ireland or equivalent professional body in the case of overseas applicants.
  • Students will be required to undergo Garda Vetting

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21428 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21428 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9370 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9370 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time fees

  • EU/EEA: 9,072 EUR
  • Non-EU/EEA: 19,418 EUR


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