School of Psychology College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies
3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. Fully accredited: This programme is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and thus satisfies the requirements specified by PSI for graduate status in psychology. 2. This programme provides an excellent foundation for further postgraduate courses of study and careers in a variety of domains. 3. Teaching is in the new School of Psychology, a purpose-built facility in the centre of campus. CONTACT Anne Marie Keane T: +353 91 493 097 E: firstname.lastname@example.org PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: HDip (Full) DURATION: 2 years, full-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 8 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1HDP1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply.
Your Course The HDipPsych (Full) is a two-year, full-time programme for graduates who have already received a higher degree in a field other than Psychology but who wish to pursue Psychology as a career option. By completing the HDipPsych (Full), you will cover course content equivalent to that of NUI Galway BA Psychology programme, thus qualifying you for entry to postgraduate professional programmes in Ireland and the UK. Modules on offer include the Psychology of Learning; Memory and Cognition; Developmental Psychology; Perception, Attention and Performance; Biological Psychology; Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience; Theories of Personality; Social Psychology; Health Psychology; Applied Behavioural Analysis; Forensic, Abnormal, and Clinical Psychology; Psychological Measurement (Theory and Practice); Professional Skills in Psychology; Advanced Research Methods; Experimental Psychology; and Computer Skills Training (SPSS). Students are required to complete a research project under supervision. Career Opportunities This programme provides an excellent foundation for further postgraduate courses of study and careers in a variety of areas. Completing this diploma will enable a graduate to gain access to further training to become a professional psychologist (e.g., a clinical, counselling or occupational psychologist) or to undertake a research degree in psychology (e.g., a PhD in Psychology). Minimum Entry Requirements The programme is intended for graduates with at least a Second Class Honours level in any field other than Psychology. Places are awarded on the basis of academic merit. FIND OUT MORE AT: www.nuigalway.ie/courses/taught-postgraduate-courses/ psychology-full.html
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