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 O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Mathematics, another language and any two other subjects recognised for entry purposes. Minimum grade O2/H6 in Mathematics.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

If you present the Irish Leaving Certificate you need to present six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, you must obtain a minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O...

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 2022 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the app...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. available places 30
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Our BA Psychology and Computing degree considers how psychological research, theory and knowledge is of increasing importance to the modern world, and addresses the engagement of psychology with the technology...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
AP1046 People & Technology,
CS1023 Introduction to Human-Centred Computing,
AP1107 User Experience (UX) Design,
AP1035 Introduction to Neuroscience, Perception & Atte...

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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

As a graduate of this degree, you will be well prepared for careers in a wide range of areas. Firstly, the degree can function as the first step in a professional psychology career, which would require subsequent masters-le...

Further Enquiries Stephen Cullen, Applied Psychology
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 4551

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Points History
Year Points
2021 499
2020 466
2019 402