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Psychology (H.Dip.) - Psychology Conversion Course

2 Years Full-Time

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The purpose of the course is to provide a pre-professional qualification in psychology, which confers eligibility for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and allows a student to proceed to postgraduate training, including higher degrees by research, and to specialise in an area of professional psychology. It is a two year full-time course based on lectures, tutorials, laboratory classes and research projects.

Candidates for admission to the Higher Diploma in Psychology must hold a primary degree, in any discipline normally with at least an upper second-class honors. Application for entry is not via the CAO system.

Students will cover the following areas of psychology, as required for professional accreditation:

  • Biological basis of behaviour
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Research design, quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Developmental and lifespan psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Personality and individual differences

Students are evaluated by course work assessment throughout the year, by written examination papers at the end of each year of the course, and by research project in the second year. The student must complete all the work prescribed.

 


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2 Years Full-Time

Course Url

www.psychology.tcd.ie/postgraduate/h-dip/

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 2290

Course Email

psychconv@tcd.ie

Next Intake

September 2018

Closing Date

31 March 2018

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To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Next Intake

September 2018

Closing Date

31 March 2018