Psychology & Computing

University College Cork


Course Name Psychology & Computing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK121
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Duration 3 years or 4 years with a placement.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O2/H6 in Maths. Minimum grade O6/H7 in three other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Maths and another language.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see e...

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Mature Applicants

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
Students of this course will gain practical skills that will enhance employability in the IT sector, especially in areas that are in great demand such as human-computer interaction, user experience design (UX), usability evaluation, g...

Subjects Taught

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AP1035 Introduction to Neuroscience, Perception and Attention (5 credits)
AP1037 Social Psychology (5 credits)
AP1040 Research Design and Statistical Analyses I (5 credits)
AP1046 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction (5 credi...

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Assessment Method

Expand+Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment such as examination-based assessment, essays and practical laboratory reports that describe the resea...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Students of this course will gain practical skills that will enhance employability in the IT sector, especially in areas that are in great demand such as; User Experience design (UX), User Interface (UI) design and tes...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Stephen Cullen, Applied Psychology
+33 (0)21 490 4551

Derbhile Timon, Department Manager Computer Science
+353 (0)21 490 5891
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Points History
Year Points
2021 499
2020 466
2019 402