University College Dublin


Course Name Psychology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W014 W202
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2021/2022 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

HDip Psychology FT (W014)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

HDip Psychology PT (W202)
Duration 4 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+HDip Psychology (W014) Full Time
EU Year 1 - € 8895
EU Year 2 - € 7210 aa
nonEU Year 1 - € 17615
nonEU Year 2 - € 14245 aa

HDip Psychology (W202) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 5730
nonEU fee per ...

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Financial Support UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Between 15 and 20 students are admitted to the Higher Diploma in Psychology each year.

Applicants to the Higher Diploma in Psychology programme must be graduates with an honours degree (typically a 2.1 or higher), or final year students on an hon...


Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (No...

Course Content

Expand+HDip Psychology
Graduate Taught (level 8 nfq, credits 120)
The Higher Diploma in Psychology is an intensive two-year postgraduate conversion course for graduates with an honours degree in a discipline other than psychology, who would like to take t...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The curriculum for the Higher Diploma in Psychology is taught in conjunction with the Honours BA in Psychology. Core modules cover the key areas of psychology required for PSI accreditation, namely:

-biological bases of behaviour
-developmental a...

Number of Credits 120
Further Enquiries Contact Name:Danielle Smart
Contact Number:+353 (0)1716 8363
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