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Psychology (H.Dip.) - Psychology Conversion Course



This course provides a pre-professional qualification in psychology and confers eligibility for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). It 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 with at least an upper second-class honours. 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 semester of the course, and by research project in the second year. The student must complete all the work prescribed.

 

Closing Date: 31st March 2022

CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body DetailsH.Dip.
Course Duration2 years full-time
Entry RequirementsIELTS: Grade 6.5 overall (**each band of the IELTS must have a minimum score of 6.5)
Phone+353-1-896 2290
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