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Psychology - Applied Psychology

University College Cork

12 months
Duration
18400 EUR/year
7130 EUR/year
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About

Psychology - Applied Psychology programme at University College Cork gives you an advanced understanding of the discipline of psychology in applied settings. 

Overview

Applied psychologists use research and theory to analyse real-world situations, develop appropriate interventions, and evaluate outcomes. Psychology - Applied Psychology programme at University College Cork has strong links with community-based partners working with children, families and communities.

The course will enable you to pursue postgraduate professional training opportunities and to pursue a variety of career paths where psychological expertise is needed.

Career

On completion of this course you have:

  • The ability to critically appraise psychological research and practice in a range of settings
  • Advanced knowledge of the professional and ethical issues that may arise in the application of psychology
  • An adequate level of competence in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Skills in planning and implementing an effective research course

Programme Structure

Courses

  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Critical Community Psychology
  • Service Design and Evaluation
  • Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychological Therapies
  • Psychotherapeutic Skills
  • Health Psychology
  • Applying Psychology in Community-Based Settings Placement
  • Clinical Presentations (Child, Adolescent, Adult, and ID)
  • Psychological Principles and Skills in Working with Children and Families 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold an a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Psychology.
  • Satisfy the eligibility requirements for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland or the British Psychological Society of Ireland or the British Psychological Society. 
  • The name and contact details of a Referee will be required and may be contacted.   Written references will be required for placement interviews.
  • Supply a personal statement 
  • A second-class honours grade one degree is required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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