Psychology

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Psychology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN720
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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) Belfield
Duration 3 years.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics and three other recognised subjects
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 4
Minimum QQI-FET points 2019: 390* FET points. It was not possible to offer all applicants with 390 points so random selection was applied.

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6)...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2020, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
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Number of Places Places 85
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this subject for me?
If you have a questioning attitude and good reasoning skills, you will really enjoy the world opened up by Psychology. Psychology has links to the natural sciences, the social sciences and the arts, so it is likely to ap...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year
Social Psychology ¬ Brain & Behaviour
¬ Psychology: Key Skills & Concepts ¬ Introduction to Psychology ¬ Introductory Research Methods ¬ Perception & Cognition ¬ Introduction to Applied Psychology ¬ Elective module ¬ Plus added o...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
The degree is recognised by the Psychological Society of Ireland and, as such, provides the foundation for further graduate training in any field of psychology, as well as for a wide variety of careers, includin...

Further Enquiries Undergraduate Office, UCD School of Psychology
Newman, Belfield, Dublin 4
psychology@ucd.ie
+353 1 716 8363
facebook.com/UCDpsychology
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 517
2018 501