Maynooth University


Course Name Psychology
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 70429 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Tallaght, Dublin City Centre, Clane, Cork City, Roscommon Town
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please apply using our On Line applications system (please see Application Weblink below.
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Duration 100 hours part-time over one year which may include 3 or 4 Saturdays.
Entry Requirements International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements:
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Mature Applicants Participants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities and group learning; be willing to learn through dialogue and reflection on experience; have a level of literacy that is sufficient to complete the assessment requirements.
Course Content Description
This Certificate level course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society.

Course Aims
The course aims to introduce participants to the main psychological theories and examine their contribution to the development of the discipline.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Module 1
Introduction to Psychology and Study Skills;
Overview of what psychology consists of, its history and study skills.

Module 2
The Biological Basis of Behaviour;
Most behaviour is rooted in our biology; this module considers the role ...

Further Enquiries Maynooth University Department of Adult and Community Education, Tel: 01 - 708 6062
Location NUI Certificate in Psychology is only available in Outreach Centres.

Please consult our website to find your nearest venue and apply directly to your chosen centre.
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