BA (Honours) in Psychology

Full Time

BA (Honours) in Psychology

National College of Ireland
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    1st year fees
  • 400
  • Campus
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years


Working with our dedicated and experienced psychology faculty you will gain a solid grounding in all the core areas of psychology including cognitive psychology, personality and individual differences, lifespan development, social psychology, research methods and biological psychology, as well as specialised topics such as workplace psychology and, cyber-psychology. 

You will cover all the major theoretical perspectives, like the theories of Freud, Jung and Pavlov, and will be encouraged to apply these theories to the world around you through an interesting range of projects and assignments. Studying psychology will take you through some of the darker and the dazzling aspects of the human condition. This degree will give you an excellent broad knowledge in psychology and the ability to later specialise in the areas you most enjoy.

As a graduate of this course you will:

  • Understand the principles of psychology and gain a broad understanding of human behaviour.
  • Learn how to critically analyse problems and how to conduct scientific research.
  • Apply your knowledge of psychology to the workplace, the community and society.

If you have an interest in human behaviour and wish to open up a range of careers, then this course will be tremendously rewarding and valuable.

Admission Requirements

Minimum entry requirements are a grade H5 and above in two higher level subjects together with a minimum of O6/H7 in four other subjects. A minimum of grade O6/H7 must be obtained in English. A grade O6/H7 must be obtained in Mathematics.

Courses Units

You need to complete 400 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

The course will appeal to students who have a curiosity about the human mind and who wish to work in a variety of related fields. The course is for school leavers, mature students and graduates of QQI level 5/6 programmes who wish to embark on a course of full-time study.

Career Opportunities

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