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LM038
Psychology and Sociology

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This four year honours degree in Psychology & Sociology provides you with a broad introduction to both disciplines in the first year, followed by coverage of the core areas of Psychology required for accreditation including: social, developmental, personality, biological and cognitive psychology as well as research methods and statistics.

In your final year of study you will specialise in advanced areas of both Psychology and Sociology, in topics including multiculturalism, the media and applied psychology, while undertaking your own independent research project in an area of Psychology. You will also have an opportunity to undertake study abroad as well as work in an area relevant to psychology or sociology during the course of your studies.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
ELAXX. 5M3114 General Studies
EASSX. 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
DHSXX. 5M4339 Healthcare Support
DCHSN. 5M4349 Nursing Studies
DCHSX. 5M4468 Community Health Services
DCHCC. 5M2786 Community Care
DCHSC. 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education


Essential Module Requirements:
DCHCC - Community Care, 5M2786 - Community Care, DCHSC - Childcare, 5M2009 - Early Childhood Care and Education, DCHSN - Nursing Studies, 5M4468 - Community Health Services, DHSXX - Healthcare Support, 5M4339 - Healthcare Support - Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in a QQI FET Level 5/6 qualification which must include at least 3 of the following:

D20005  or 5N1764 - Child Development
D20032  or 5N1279 - Human Growth and Development
G20003 - Behavioural Science or 5N2705 - Care Provision and Practice
G20031 or 5N1370 - Social Studies
G2034 or 5N1367 - Teamworking

EASSX - Applied Social Studies, 5M2181 - Applied Social Studies -
must include at least 3 of the following:

D20032 or 5N1279 - Human Growth & Development
G20031 or 5N1370 - Social Studies
G20034 or 5N1367 - Teamworking
L22541 - Applied Psychology
5N0754 - Psychology


ELAXX - Liberal Arts, 5M3114 - General Studies must include at least 3 of the following:

B20029 or 5N2066 - Statistics
G20031 or 5N1370 - Social Studies
L22312 - Biology of Human Development

L21910 - Psychology of Work or L22314 - Psychology or L22541 - Applied Psychology or 5N0754 - Psychology

L22283 or 5N2985 - Personal and Professional Development
N22789 - Psychology

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Careers open to you with a degree in Psychology and Sociology include;

  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Primary Teacher
  • Third level Lecturer
  • Community Worker
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Social Researcher
  • Occupational Therapist



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