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Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.
We asked Elaine MacDonald from St. Michael's House to give some advice for people considering this job:
Make sure you are willing to go the full distance in terms of the time needed to train as a Clinical Psychologist – it’s typically at least six years academic study, and invariably this period is interspersed with work in a relevant field.
Do be as confident as you can that you’re happy being a “listener” and “observer”, as you will spend significant amounts of time in your work life as a Clinical Psychologist being in this role, as well as being in the “do-er” role and being in the limelight.
To have a good ‘fit’ with this career you’ll need to be happy working with people – as individuals on a one to one basis, with groups (e.g. families), and as part of a team in the workplace.
You need to have a good attention to detail as the job needs good observation skills, record keeping, and organisation skills.
Be prepared for learning and self-development to be on-going for the whole of your career because, as a Clinical Psychologist, you’ll be learning and using techniques and intervention approaches that are being constantly developed, and be working in accordance with policies and laws that are also constantly evolving.
The last piece of advice I’d give to someone considering this job is to be as sure as you can that you feel comfortable and even excited at the prospect of your career revolving around people and groups with all the varied, diverse, and unpredictable rewards and challenges that this brings!
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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.
3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.
|*||Not all on this points score were offered places|
Study as a single honour subject (TR008) or in combination with one other subject within the two - subject moderatorship (TSM) programme. TSM is a joint honours programme; both subjects are studied for three years and one subject only is studied in the fourth and final year.
This course is part of a Two-Subject Moderatorship (TSM). Follow this link for specific subject requirements and CAO application codes
|The following are the CAO codes used for CAO applications to specific two-subject combinations for TCD from 2015:
|CAO Code||Title||Points 2015|
|TR133||World Religions and Theology/Classical Civilisation||420|
|TR136||World Religions and Theology/English Literature||530*|
|TR137||World Religions and Theology/French||420|
|TR139||World Religions and Theology/German||435|
|TR140||World Religions and Theology/Greek||420|
|TR142||World Religions and Theology/History||515*|
|TR143||World Religions and Theology/History of Art and Architecture||440|
|TR144||World Religions and Theology/Modern Irish||420|
|TR146||World Religions and Theology/Latin||N/A|
|TR149||World Religions and Theology/Philosophy||435|
|TR150||World Religions and Theology/Psychology||580*|
|TR151||World Religions and Theology/Russian||420|
|TR152||World Religions and Theology/Sociology||470*|
|TR153||World Religions and Theology/Spanish||475*|
|TR102||Ancient History and Archaeology/World Religions and Theology||420|
|TR156||Early Irish/World Religions and Theology||515|
|TR310||Film Studies/World Religions and Theology||455*|
|TR001-WR - Arts (subject option: World Religions and Theology)
|TR001-WR - Arts (subject option: World Religions and Theology)
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|To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]
To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.
Careers outcome will be influenced by the combing subjects selected, art critic, research, exhibition management.
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