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Psychology

Course Code(s):  5M4468 HL
QQI Award Code:  5M4468 Community Health Services
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M4468 HL
QQI Award Code 5M4468 Community Health Services
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one year course in Psychology is designed for those who have an interest in Psychology and aims to give participants an introduction to the core theories and methodologies of psychology and prepare them for further study at third level. In addition, this course lays the foundation for a wide variety of people-focused careers in social research, environmental psychology, marketing and human resource management.

What will you Study?

Human Growth and Development 5N1297
Psychology 5N0754
Addiction Studies
Behavioural Studies 5N1351
Criminology 5N2107
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Care Support 5N0758
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