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Psychology

University of Limerick

12 months
Duration
14600 EUR/year
5600 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Art in Psychology (MA Psychology) offered at University of Limerick is a full-time 1-year conversion course that integrates existing undergraduate modules and postgraduate modules.

Overview

About the Master of Art in Psychology offered at University of Limerick

The course has been designed for students with prior experiences in psychology and research methods comparable to 1 year of study.

On successful completion of the programme, it is expected that the student will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamental psychological processes that underlie psychological phenomena in cognition, developmental psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, and biological psychology.
  • Understand the fundamental principles of research methods.
  • Critically evaluate current issues in psychological research and its applications in society.
  • Demonstrate how psychological issues can be investigated and critically evaluated.
  • Select and develop strategies to investigate and solve psychological issues on the level of individuals and groups.
  • Apply the fundamental psychological concepts and practices to psychological issues in research and in the social context.
  • Demonstrate expertise in applying psychological methods when assessing and solving psychological issues.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal competencies and professional sensitivity including ethical behaviour.
  • Conceptualise, research and write critical assessments of psychological areas of investigation.
  • Understand and evaluate the significance of psychological research and the findings that it can provide.
  • Critically evaluate psychological applications to solutions in society considering contextual limitations and the feasibility of psychological interventions.

Careers

Graduates of this 1-year conversion course will be eligible for graduate membership in the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). They can also apply for graduate membership in the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of the Personality
  • Biological Basis of Human Behaviour
  • Empirical Psychology
  • Social Influence and Attitude Change
  • Human Development and the Life Span 1
  • Research Methods; Advanced Empirical Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.2 honours degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) is required, with a minimum of 60 ECTS or equivalent experience in psychology and research methods. 
  • The amount of credits associated with psychology modules must be equivalent to more than 50% (60 ECTS credits) of the overall credits (the 60 ECTS have to be modules delivered by a Psychological Society of Ireland (or equivalent) accredited psychology programme, and research methods modules must cover psychology research methods.) 
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
  • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
  • English language competency certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5600 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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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