Postgraduate
MSc Applied Psychology

Trinity College Dublin

Course Overview


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.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Dublin City

What is the length of the course?

12 Months (1 Year) Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

30

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 20,804

Living Costs per year

€ 12,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Training is provided in the methodological and statistical skills necessary for successful completion of a postgraduate thesis.
  • These skills enable graduates make a contribution to the progression of psychological science and practice.
  • Thus a critical orientation towards research appraisal is a central theme throughout the module.
  • To introduce students to the concept and role of the applied psychological scientist; to develop a critical approach to the application of psychological approaches and findings in a variety of occupational settings; to guide students in analyzing and describing their current occupational role in the context of applied psychology; to provide a focus for the integration of theory, research techniques, ethics and personal skills in an applied settings

Entry requirements

How to Apply

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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Applicants will be required to hold at least a minimum of an upper second class honors degree (2.1) in psychology or its equivalent from a recognized university course, which confers eligibility for graduate registration with the Psychological Society of Ireland or equivalent professional body in the case of overseas applicants.

English Requirements

• IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall
• TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based. The test taken here should be TOEFL IBT
• Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)
• Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020

Special Entry Requirements

n/a

Career Prospects


Notes


*Please note meeting the minimum requirements is necessary for application to the course and not an indicator of admission success and test scores are only valid for two years.*