Dublin City University


Course Name Psychology
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC208
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre, Glasnevin
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.

Minimum Specific Course Requirements
O4 or H6 Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are sim...

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

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Please note that LCVP link modules cannot be used as a subject for general or specific course entry requirements, but can be used for the calculation of points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information No Entry Path
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Applicants EU/EEA and Non-EU
DCU has an active mature student body and strongly encourages applications from mature candidates (those aged 23 years or above on 1 January in the year of entry). As a mature student, your wealth of knowledge an...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?
A world-class course, accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI)

Immersion in psychology as the main focus of study, with innovative teaching methodologies

Small class sizes that allow for individual attention, delivere...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?

Year 1
Introduction to Psychology
Positive Psychology
Child Development
Critical Thinking and Academic Skills
Social Psychology
Biological Psychology 1
Psychology Research Skills 1


Careers or Further Progression Future Careers:
Further study will lead to Professional Psychologist
Community Development Officer
Careers Adviser
Health Promotion Officer
Youth Worker
Human Resource Officer
Data Analyst

In these areas:
Further Enquiries Dr Stella Vlachou
School of Nursing and Human Sciences
T: +353 (0) 1 700 7421
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 509
2018 488
2017 500