M.Sc. On Campus

Psychological Science

University of Limerick

12 months
12596 EUR/year
5860 EUR/year
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 The Psychological Science program offered at University of Limerick is based in the Department of Psychology, which has a strong focus on research and its applications to social issues. 


Program Details

The Psychological Science program offered at University of Limerick reflects the core orientation of the department with emphases on research methods, applied & social psychology and clinical psychology. The course represents an exit route for those interested in research careers in the voluntary/state sector, and it provides an excellent basis for entry to doctoral level degree programmes in psychology.

Candidates gain advanced research and analytical skills highly sought after in the field of psychology and in academic/commercial/social research environments. On successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  •  Describe advanced research methods and a variety of psychological theories and paradigms, and identify the applicability of psychological methods and theories to personal and social issues.
  •  Demonstrate reflective and critical thinking regarding psychological research and its applications and recognise the significance of psychological theories and psychological research methods for personal and social issues in everyday life.
  •  Develop and apply learning practices for independent studies, such as to identify where and how to locate and access information relevant to the study and research, to interrogate new information, to break tasks into manageable parts, to focus on task-related goals and to provide and receive feedback on learning experiences and progress.
  •  Display communication and presentation skills, that is, writing skills, oral presentation skills, and interviewing skills.
  •  Demonstrate interpersonal competencies and professional sensitivity in accordance with the role of psychologists in society, and develop mature and ethical attitudes that help to understand and address social and psychological issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Designs in PsychologyAdvanced Analysis in Psychology 
  • Professional Skills in Psychology 
  • Clinical Models of Psychological Disorders 
  • Social Influence & Attitude Change, 
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making, 
  • Psychology of Employee Relations Organisational Theory, 
  • Human Performance, 
  • Applied Sport Psychology 
  • Analysis of Motor Skill 
  • Performance Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
    • English language qualification if English is not your first language
    • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English 1 (one) academic reference.
    • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12596 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12596 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5860 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5860 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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