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GY104
Arts (Psychology)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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Psychology is the study of behaviour and mental processes and includes individual and social, human and nonhuman, normal and abnormal aspects of these. 

First year psychology is taken along with two subjects from the Arts programme. Students study cognitive psychology, theories of personality, social and developmental psychology, biology and behaviour in their first year and go in in later years to study advanced research methods, cognitive neuroscience, forensic, abnormal and clinical psychology along with many other modules.

There is an option for an Erasmus year abroad in a partner university.


 
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The BA in Psychology is recognised by the Psychological Society of Ireland and the British Psychological Society as meeting the requirements for Graduate membership. Also useful to those who wish to pursue careers in, education, commerce, the civil service, management or the mass media, counselling and therapy, social and health sciences, and the criminal justice system.



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