Psychology - Conversion Course

University College Cork


Course Name Psychology - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code HDPSY
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 11 April 2022.

How Do I Apply

1. Choose Course
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Duration 2 years full-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 4 years.
Course Fee

Expand+Fees and Costs
The EU fee for this course is €6,630 (Year 1); €6,630(Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in ...

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Entry Requirements

- Candidates should normally have at least a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8).

- It may be necessary to limit numbers, and candidates will have to satisfy a Selection Committee at interview. Pr...

Comment Course Practicalities
The commitment in terms of hours would be 300 by day full time (spread over 24 teaching weeks).

Who teaches this course
Staff in the School of Applied Psychology, UCC.
Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Higher Diploma in Psychology is a conversion course to psychology for students with degrees in subjects other than psychology or with psychology as a minor subject. Completion of the Higher Diplomain Psychology effectively convert...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Core areas taught on the programme include:
Research Methods
Cognitive Psychology
Biological Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Individual Differences
Abnormal Psychology
Psychological Therapies
*In addition to the above, ...

Assessment Method Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards Book and for each module in the Book of Modules
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
The Higher Diploma in Psychology is an entry level qualification (equivalent to a degree). Completion of the programme entitles graduates to membership of the PSI or BPS a prerequisite for most postgraduate training or research programmes. Clear and comprehensive information on postgraduate opportunities and career development may be found on these national society websites at or
Further Enquiries School of Applied Psychology
00 353 21 490 4551
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