Psychology of Global Mobility Inclusion & Diversity in Society

Key programme benefits to future students
In Europe and across the globe, well-trained specialists in intergroup relations and cultural diversity are needed to prevent marginalisation, conflict and violence and to promote inclusion, social equality and collaboration.

Global-MINDS is a timely master programme that responds to these needs by providing a training in psychology and intercultural skills – assets that are indispensable in today’s global knowledge economy and multicultural working environments.

Subjects taught

Year 1
Autumn Modules
• Introduction to Cultural Psychology
• Stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination

Spring Modules
• Political Psychology
• Community Psychology

Summer Modules
• Global MINDS Summer School (2 weeks)

In Year 1, students must complete obligatory study periods in at least two universities, depending on the thematic path chosen by the student:
Path A. Culture & Diversity (ISCTE-IUL & the University of Limerick)
Path B. Mobility & Society (SWPS University & the University of Oslo)
Path C. Inclusion & Health (SWPS University & the University of Limerick)

Entry requirements

A 2.2 honours degree (undergraduate degree, Level 8 - QQI) or the overseas equivalent as determined by the Course Board and the guidelines of UL Graduate School Admissions, with a minimum of 100 ECTS or equivalent experience in psychology and research methods. Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievements in a standard English language competency test in line with UL requirements will be necessary.

Candidates will be interviewed as part of the selection process, especially when they apply for the Erasmus Mundus scholarships.

Qualification transcripts and certificates (undergraduate diploma with transcripts and translation to English if needed– merged into one file)
A copy of your birth certificate or passport
Supporting statement (explaining why you are a suitable candidate for the programme, including the justification for the choice of mobility path, and your justification for applying for Erasmus Mundus funding – if applicable)
CV (preferably in Europass format)
2 (two) written academic references (merged into one file)
Eligibility Check Form
• English language competency certificate

If the applicant has not completed the 1st cycle degree at the time of application, they must send proof of enrolment, available transcripts, and a declaration of the expected date of completion (original and certified English translation as necessary) from the university that will issue the diploma. In this case, if the applicant is accepted, this will be conditional on the submission of a 1st cycle degree diploma before enrolment.

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice.

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts (please


• English language competency certificate

Application dates

Preparing your Application:
1. Research your programme: Each postgraduate programme at University of Limerick is unique. Explore your course content, duration, fees, and entry requirements on

2. Check Eligibility: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you are interested in. This usually includes your undergraduate degree award, subject specialities, English language proficiency (for non-native speakers), and any specific requirements for the course.

3. Prepare Documents: Gather all the necessary documents. This typically includes your academic transcripts, CV, personal statement, and references. If English is not your first language, you’ll also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

4. Online Application: Once you are ready to apply, visit your postgraduate programme page on and use the Apply Now button to access UL’s online application system. You will need to create an account if you are a new user.

5. Complete the Application: Fill in the application form with all the required details. This will include personal information and academic history.

6. Upload Documents: Upload all the necessary documents that you prepared earlier. Make sure they are clear and legible.

7. Submit Application: Review your application thoroughly to ensure all information is correct and then submit your application. The application fee for your postgraduate application is €50. This includes an option to choose a second choice.

8. Track Your Application: After submission, you can track the status of your application through the online application system.

9. Interview: Depending on the programme, you may be invited for an interview. This could be in person or online.

10. Acceptance: If your application is successful, you will receive an offer email from the university. You will need to accept this offer to secure your place.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and places offered to successful candidates. This means that it’s a good idea to apply as early as possible to increase your chances of securing a place.

Please note that these steps are a general guide and the exact process may vary depending on the specific programme and your individual circumstances. Always check the University of Limerick website or contact the postgraduate admissions department for the most accurate and up-to-date information.


2 years full-time, taught.

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Graduate careers
Global MINDS graduates find employment opportunities in business , the health and community sector, government, international & development agencies.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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