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LM038
Psychology and Sociology

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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.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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This four year honours degree in Psychology & Sociology provides you with a broad introduction to both disciplines in the first year, followed by coverage of the core areas of Psychology required for accreditation including: social, developmental, personality, biological and cognitive psychology as well as research methods and statistics.

In your final year of study you will specialise in advanced areas of both Psychology and Sociology, in topics including multiculturalism, the media and applied psychology, while undertaking your own independent research project in an area of Psychology. You will also have an opportunity to undertake study abroad as well as work in an area relevant to psychology or sociology during the course of your studies.


 
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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DCHCC  5M2786  Community Care
DCHSC  5M2009  Early Childhood Care and Education
DCHSN  5M4349  Nursing Studies
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
DHSXX  5M4339  Healthcare Support
EASXX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies

Essential Module Requirements:

Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification which must include at least 3 of the following:

DCHCC / 5M2786 / DCHSC / 5M2009 / DCHSN / 5M4349 / DCHSX / 5M4468 /DHSXX / 5M4339
D20005 or 5N1764
D20032 or 5N1279
G20003
G20031 or 5N1370
G20034 or 5N1367

EASSX/5M2181
D20032 or 5N1279
G20031 or 5N1370
G20034 or 5N1367
L22541
5N0754


ELAXX/5M3114
B20029 or 5N2066
G20031 or 5N1370
L22312
L21910 or L22314 or L22541 or 5N0754
L22283 or 5N2985
N22789

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Careers open to you with a degree in Psychology and Sociology include;

  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Primary Teacher
  • Third level Lecturer
  • Community Worker
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Social Researcher
  • Occupational Therapist



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