Psychology - Applied Psychology - Positive Coaching Psychology

University College Cork


Course Name Psychology - Applied Psychology - Positive Coaching Psychology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKD02 CKD08
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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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

Once you have chosen your co...

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Duration Full-time 1 year
Part-time option over 2 years (open to EU students only).
CKD02 Full-time; CKD08 Part-time

This is a course running over one year full-time or two years part-time, and requires a commitment of 40-50 hours of total student effort throughout all the weeks of the semester.
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Entry Requirements


1. Academic Record

i) An undergraduate honours degree (Level 8), in which at least a 2H2 (or equivalent) was awarded.

2. Personal Statement: Each candidate will supply a personal statement conveying:

i) An interest in the ap...

Interview Eligible candidates may be interviewed.
Course Content

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Coaching Psychologists are specialists in behaviour change who utilise systematic methodologies drawn from the psychological evidence base to bring about positive change. People who want professional support, in order to maximise th...

Subjects Taught


In Part I students take 60 credits consisting of core and elective modules.

In Part II students complete a Research Dissertation (30 Credits). Although students must complete Part I before progressing to Part II, work on the research d...

Assessment Method


Modules are assessed through a variety of methods including continuous assessment, coaching practice, essays, portfolios, and some end of year examinations (for some elective modules). Students are also required to complete a Research D...

Careers or Further Progression

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Masters training is an integral part of any human services profession. We envisage our graduates will have three career routes opened to them by completing this course.

1.Directly into the private sector, either a...

Further Enquiries Dr. David O'Sullivan
00 353 21 4904601

School of Applied Psychology Administration
021 490 4552
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