Psychology - Applied Psychology

University College Cork


Course Name Psychology - Applied Psychology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAAP
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 8 April 2022.

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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee

Expand+Fees and Costs
The EU fee for this course is €7,130.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €18,400.

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

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Entry Requirements

Expand+A candidate for this MA programme must:

1. Hold an a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Psychology.

2. Satisfy the eligibility requirements for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland or the British Psychological Socie...


Expand+Course Practicalities
This is a one-year full-time course. Lectures take place on Monday-Fridays. A placement, which is a non-compulsory module (AP6153), is considered a unique learning experience that will give you workplace experience over a six-...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The MA in Applied Psychology gives you an advanced understanding of the discipline of psychology in applied settings. The course is designed to help you appreciate the potential and values of applied psychology, think critically about...

Subjects Taught


Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I
Core Modules - Students take 30 credits as follows:
AP6016 Research Methods and Data Analysis (10 credits)
AP6023 Psychological Assessment (5 credits)
AP6177 Critical Community Psychology...

Assessment Method A variety of assessment methods are incorporated into the MA in Applied Psychology. These include essays, research funding applications, portfolios, reports, class tests, research proposals, journal of learning, class presentations, research thesis, taped practice work with transcript and analysis.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
On completion of this course you have:
The ability to critically appraise psychological research and practice in a range of settings

Advanced knowledge of the professional and ethical issues that may arise in the a...

Further Enquiries Dr. Angela Veale
+ 353 21 490 4509

Dr. Sharon Lambert
00 353 21 4904594
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