The course is designed to provide students with a thorough appreciation of issues in applied psychology, knowledge of the skills required to apply psychology effectively, and a detailed understanding of their chosen focus of application. The themes of analysis, intervention and evaluation are central to the structure and philosophy of the course, which establishes a firm basis for students to further professional training and development in psychology. The core modules provide training in research methods and professional issues. Optional modules enable further development of these competencies and knowledge while enabling students to consider their application in specified content areas.
Postgraduate work in Trinity is academically challenging and the University has high academic entry requirements.
Applicants will need to:
To qualify for admission to a degree course at the University you must meet the requirements outlined above.
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az/course.php?id=DPTPS-APSY-1F09
The following two core modules are compulsory and will be offered every year:
• Philosophical and professional issues in applied psychology
• Research Methodology and Statistics
In addition, all students will be required to submit a dissertation based on an empirical investigation of a topic in applied psychology.