Psychology - Applied Psychology

University College Cork


Course Name Psychology - Applied Psychology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE13
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
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

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Expand+1 year full-time.

This is a one-year full-time course. Lectures take place on Monday- Wednesday inclusive. A placement, which is a non-compulsory module (AP6153), is considered a unique learning experience that will give you workplace experience ...

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Financial Support


Successful applicants to the MA in Applied Psychology are eligible to be considered for the Ann Moloney Bursary, sponsored by Enable Ireland, which acknowledges the contribution made by Ann Moloney in linking UCC psychology...

Entry Requirements

Expand+A 2H1 degree in psychology that satisfies the eligibility requirements of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) (or non-Irish equivalent).

In exceptional cases, where for example an applicant has relevant work experience or has performed impr...

Course Content

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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

Expand+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)
AP6112 Critical Issues in Applying Psychology (5 ...

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.
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 ma...

Further Enquiries School of Applied Psychology
+ 353 21 490 4552

Dr. Sharon Lambert
00 353 21 4904594
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