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Psychology - Research

Course Overview
The Master of Letters (MLitt) is a research degree for psychology graduates who are considering pursuing a PhD in clinical psychology, disability and rehabilitation, cognitive and behavioural neuroscience or social and developmental psychology. It takes one to two years full-time to complete (or two to four years part-time). You undertake a single research study and write it up as a masters thesis. You may then apply to transfer to a PHd programme or graduate with a terminal MLitt degree award.

Course Features
- Research master's degree for psychology or disability studies graduates

- One to two years full time or two to four years part-time

- Opportunity to transfer to PhD programme after one year

Entry requirements

Candidates may apply for admission to the MLitt research programme if they have obtained, or expect to obtain one of the following:

•At least an upper second class honours bachelor’s degree in psychology recognised by the Psychological Society of Ireland or by the Psychology Society of the country in which the degree was awarded

•At least an upper second class honours Higher Diploma in Psychology (conversion course) recognised by the Psychological Society of Ireland or by the psychology society of the country in which the degree was awarded

If you have a masters degree in disability studies and wish to undertake an MLitt, please contact Dr Suzanne Guerin, Director of the UCD Centre for Disability Studies, at suzanne.guerin@ucd.ie

Duration

2 years full-time

Further enquiries

For further information about the MLitt, please contact Mary Boyle in UCD School of Psychology at mary.boyle@ucd.ie or +353 1 716 8369

Comment

School of Psychology offers an M.Litt by research. This programme is normally a two-year full-time courses of study conducted under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of the Department.

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