Psychology - Conversion Course

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Psychology - Conversion Course
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code DPGPS-PSYC-2F09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters HDip.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2020
Application Date Closing Date: 31st March 2020
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Duration 2 years full-time.
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Entry Requirements Candidates for admission to the Higher Diploma in Psychology must hold a primary degree, in any discipline normally with at least an upper second-class honors. Application for entry is not via the CAO system.
Number of Places 20
Course Content Course Description
The purpose of the course is to provide a pre-professional qualification in psychology, which confers eligibility for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and allows a student to proceed to postgraduate training, including higher degrees by research, and to specialise in an area of professional psychology. It is a two year full-time course based on lectures, tutorials, laboratory classes and research projects.
Subjects Taught Students will cover the following areas of psychology, as required for professional accreditation:
• Biological basis of behaviour
• Cognitive psychology
• Research design, quantitative and qualitative methods
• Developmental and lifespan psychology
• Social psychology
• Personality and individual differences
Assessment Method Students are evaluated by course work assessment throughout the year, by written examination papers at the end of each semester of the course, and by research project in the second year. The student must complete all the work prescribed.
Further Enquiries Course Director Dr. Jean Quigley
Telephone Number +353-1-896 2290
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