Psychology of Global Mobility Inclusion & Diversity in Society

Programme Content
The programme content is dependent on which programme pathway students pursue. Path A focuses on Culture and Diversity, Path B focuses on Justice and Sustainability, and Path C focuses on Migration and Health. Full details on all programme pathways are available at the Global MINDS website;

Students studying at UL, take either Path A or Path C. The programme content of these pathways is outlined below.

Key Fact:
Receive a joint diploma from two partner Universities.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Year 1 - Path A
Autumn Semester
• Cultural Psychology
• Stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination
• Psychology of Intercultural Contact and Communication
• Methods Elective
• General Elective

Spring Semester
• Political Psychology
• Community Psychology
• Methods Elective
• General Elective

Summer Semester
• Global MINDS summer school (2 weeks)

Year 1 - Path C
Autumn Semester
• Dynamical Social Psychology
• Psychology of Acculturation
• Psychology of Intercultural Contact and Communication
• Cultural Determinants of Human Behaviour and Cross Cultural Diagnosis
• Statistics and Methodology in Cross-Cultural Perspective
• Intercultural Competence Training

Spring Semester
• Advanced Health Psychology
• Migration: Inclusion and Health
• General Elective
• Methods Elective

Summer Semester
• Global MINDS summer school (2 weeks)

Year 2
Autumn Semester
• Global MINDS praxis
• Major Research Project

Spring Semester
• Major Research Project

Summer Semester
• Major Research Project

Likely Elective Choices:
Block A
• Diversity at Work
• Diversity and intercultural relations in a school context

Block B
• Qualitative Data Analysis in Psychology
• Quantitative Data Analysis in Psychology

Block C
• Advanced Perspectives in Social Identity Research
• Multiculturalism and Political Theory

Block D
• Qualitative Research Methods
• Advanced Data Analysis

Entry requirements

A 2.2 honours degree (undergraduate degree, Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) 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.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.

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)

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


3 Years Full-Time.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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