BA Applied Psychology CK120
The BA Applied Psychology at UCC is a three-year full-time level 8 honours degree which provides the foundation for a career in psychology and affiliated fields. The BA Applied Psychology offers courses in all of the core areas of modern psychology including, Cognitive, Biological, Developmental, Abnormal and Forensic and graduates are eligible for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). The combination of courses on offer in the School of Applied Psychology enables students to develop confidence, knowledge and skills in both the research and practical application of psychological theory. In particular the BA Applied Psychology at UCC examines how psychology is applied in work and in the community, and how psychological interventions might help with real world problems.
There is a rich and diverse curriculum offered in our degree programme. Students complete courses that examine psychology from a philosophical and cultural perspective. They enhance their critical thinking and scientific communication skills, and develop a strong understanding of the main fields in modern psychology. Our graduates are comprehensively trained in research skills; throughout the degree our students conduct qualitative and quantitative research, and also complete an independent research project in the final year of their degree. You should apply through the CAO for this degree if you want to work or undertake futher study in the area of Psychology.
- You can view our undergraduate brochure here: Applied Psychology Undergraduate Brochure (2,564kB)
- You can also take a look at our Current Students pages where you will find the handbooks which include timetable and other information.
- The College Calendar will list the modules available this year (and this may be change from year to year)
- The Book of Modules will give details of teaching and assessment for each module.