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CK121
Psychology and Computing

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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This is one of the few degree courses internationally that combines Psychology and Computer Science to advance understanding of people’s experience with technology. As a student of this degree you will:

develop an understanding of digitally-mediated lived experiences
gain practical skills that will enhance your employability in the IT sector, especially in areas that are in great demand such as human-computer interaction, user-experience design, usability evaluation, game design and social media, and in research aimed at developing the next generation of systems and services
explore the intersection between computing and psychology and apply this knowledge to improving lives socially, culturally and economically

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
CASFX  5M5267  Food Science
  6M2263  Inclusive Education and Training


Essential Module Requirements:
Must have distinctions in 4 modules (excluding 5N1356 - Work Experience
6N1946 - Work Experience
W20008 - Work Experience; 5N1433 - Work Practice
6N1947 - Work Practice) in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification which must include:
G20001 - Communications
or 5N0690 - Communications
or 6N1950 - Communications
20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or B20029 - Statistics
or 5N2066 - Statistics
or 6N2226 - Inclusive Education Practice

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Graduates will be well trained for careers in the following areas:

User Experience (UX) Design, User Interface Design, Interaction Design, Usability

These are roles in which you will you will creatively apply the most engaging user interface design ideas and work practices with multi-disciplinary teams to design and develop products and services. Your primary role will be to focus on all aspects of user experience.

User Research, Service Design, Accessibility Design

In these roles you will develop an understanding of the requirements for technology, improve the design of technology, or evaluate the effectiveness of technology. These roles involve direct contact and collaboration with the end users of software and services, and are advertised by both hardware and software companies, as well as in the public services.



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