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Psychology 

Maynooth University

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
13500 EUR/year
4317 EUR/year
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About

Psychology is the scientific study of mental life and behaviour. The Psychology programme from Maynooth University involves areas such as Brain and Behaviour, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Psychological Research Methods.

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Overview

If your ambition is to develop a career as a professional psychologist, our Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) accredited degree is the first stage in professional training that will require an additional two to six years of study and supervised experience.

At Maynooth University , you will study Psychology along with two Arts subjects in first year, concentrating on Psychology only in second and third year.

How to Apply

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Psychology is the scientific study of mental life and behaviour. It involves areas such as Brain and Behaviour, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Psychological Research Methods.

If your ambition is to develop a career as a professional psychologist, our Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) accredited degree is the first stage in professional training that will require an additional two to six years of study and supervised experience.

You will study Psychology along with two Arts subjects in first year, concentrating on Psychology only in second and third year.

Why choose this degree?

  • You are interested in studying the human mind and behaviours with the rigours of scientific testing
  • You wish to use research methods including observation, measurement, hypothesis testing, experimentation, logical inference and statistical analysis
  • PSI-accredited degree

Career

The BA Psychology is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland. For those who wish to become professional psychologists, the undergraduate degree is only the first stage in professional training that will require an additional two to six years of study and supervised experience.

A variety of career paths are available, both within and outside psychology: if your ambition is a career as a professional psychologist, an undergraduate degree is the first stage in professional training that will require an additional two to six years of study and supervised experience.

  • Clinical Psychologists - working in healthcare settings
  • Educational Psychologists - working in schools
  • Organisational Psychologists - working in business and work settings
  • MSc
  • PhD

Accreditation

PSI-accredited degree

Programme Structure

First Year

  • Psychology plus 2 other subjects from groups 1, 3, 4, 5 (maximum one per group)
  • 1 of your other subjects may be Critical Skills in 1st year

Second and Third Year

  • You will concentrate on Psychology in 2nd and 3rd year 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2020. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates. Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2020.
  • Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4317 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4317 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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