The HDip Psychology (Conversion) is a one-year, full-time programme designed for students who have completed the BA in Psychological Studies at NUI Galway, or its equivalent. By combining the HDipPsych (Conversion) with the BA in Psychological Studies, students will cover a course content equivalent to that of NUI Galway's BA in Psychology programme, thus qualifying graduates for entry to postgraduate professional programmes in Ireland and the UK. Modules taught include those on the Psychology of Learning; Perception, Attention and Performance; Professional Skills in Psychology; Psychological Measurement (Theory and Practice); Experimental Psychology; Advanced Research Methods (both quantitative and qualitative) and Computer Skills Training (SPSS). Students are also required to complete a research project under supervision.
3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. Fully accredited: This programme is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and thus satisfies the requirements specified by PSI for graduate status in psychology.
2. This programme provides an excellent foundation for further postgraduate courses of study and careers in a variety of domains.
3. Teaching is in the new School of Psychology, a purpose-built facility in the centre of campus.