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: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
HDip Psychology FT (W014)
2 Years

Full Time


HDip Psychology PT (W202)

4 Years

Part Time

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Duration 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+International Applicants
A number of places on the Higher Diploma in Psychology are offered each year to international applicants. Applications for this programme typically open in October and close in mid-March. International applicants ma...

Comment Professional Accreditation
The degree is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) as a first degree (equivalent to an Honours BA in Psychology), and confers eligibility for Graduate Membership of PSI. The Higher Diploma in Psychology is an internationally recognised degree that allows graduate membership of relevant psychological societies including the British Psychological Society (BPS).
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: Mary Boyle
Contact Number:+353 (0)1716 8369
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