Psychology (Conversion Course)
1 Year Full-Time
The M.Sc. Psychology (Conversion Course) is a postgraduate conversion course for students who wish to pursue a professional career in psychology (e.g., in counselling psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, occupational psychology or other related areas) but who do not hold an honours degree in psychology and are not eligible for Graduate Basis for Membership from the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). The course structure and curriculum have been designed to provide an education in psychological theory and research methods of sufficient breadth and depth for the course to be taken as a first qualification giving eligibility for the Graduate Membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).
Course Options1 Year Full-Time
Dr. Jean Quigley
Closing Date31st May 2017
Applicants will be required to hold at least an upper second class honors Bachelor degree or its equivalent (for example, GPA 3.3) from a recognised university course. They will have at least 60 psychology ECTS credits or cognate ECTS credits (for example, credits earned from psychology modules taken as part of a sociology or economics degree). Alternatively, applicants will have completed a minor Psychology honours degree that did not confer eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Membership from the Psychological Society of Ireland. Relevant qualifications and psychology credits earned include those taken in the course of a degree in Anthropology, any of the Natural Sciences, Computer Science, Economics, Education studies, Health and Social Care, Human Resources, Humanities combined awards, Law, Linguistics, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicine, Nursing, Philosophy, Politics, Psychotherapy or Counselling, Social work, Sociology, or Youth and Community Studies. Applicants to the course will be required, at the application stage, to supply transcripts and to provide detailed information about the contact hours, ECTS credit volume, content and assessment of psychology-related or cognate modules completed during their primary degree. This information will form the basis for their admission to this course.
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Dr. Jean Quigley