Psychology through Science

Maynooth University

 

Course Name Psychology through Science
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH209
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) Maynooth
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration Duration: 4 years
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Subject to availability
Placement Option: Yes – research internship (subject to availability)
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & Science subject (one of Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, or Physics with Chemistry) & O4/H7 in Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Restrictions
In general, students must be 17 years or older by 15th January in the year after entry to the University. If you are younger, you must make a special application to the University’s President.

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

Points are awarded as follows:
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Applicants can use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their best six subjects for the purpose of calculating points, but the Link Modules do not qualify as a subject for minimum entry requirement purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+If you have a relevant QQI/BTEC qualification, you can use this to apply to a degree programme at Maynooth University. This section outlines the qualifications and other requirements for students who hold or expect to hold QQI Certificates, and who w...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Maynooth University greatly values the particular contribution of mature students to the academic and social environment of the University. A mature student is 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time deg...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2021: 20
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Financial Support For information on grants go to: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/student-fees-grants/grants
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+>This degree is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).
>Psychology is the scientific study of mental life and behaviour. It involves areas such as Brain and Behaviour, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Ps...

Subjects Taught

Expand+1st year
Psychology
Mathematics
Choose 1 other Science subject from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science or Experimental Physics

2nd year
Psychology as a Single Major subject
Optional 10 credit Elective or Critical Ski...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?
A variety of career paths are available, both within and outside psychology: if your ambition is a career as a professional psychologist, an undergraduate degree is the first stage in professional training that will requir...

Further Enquiries Maynooth University Department of Psychology,
John Hume Building
Tel: + 353 1 708 6311
email: psychology.dept@mu.ie
Web: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/psychology
@MUpsychdept
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 510
2021 529
2020 498