Working with our dedicated and experienced psychology faculty, you will gain a solid grounding in the core areas of psychology including cognitive psychology, personality and individual differences, lifespan development, social psychology, research methods and biological psychology, as well as specialised topics such as workplace psychology, criminal psychology and cyberpsychology.
You will cover all the major theoretical perspectives including those of Freud, Jung and Pavlov, and will be encouraged to apply these theories to the world around you through an interesting range of projects and assignments. Studying psychology will take you through some of the darker and the dazzling aspects of the human condition. This degree will give you an excellent broad knowledge in psychology and the ability to later specialise in the areas you most enjoy.
As a graduate of this course you will:
- Understand the principles of psychology and gain a broad understanding of human behaviour
- Learn how to critically analyse psychology problems and how to conduct scientific research
- Apply your knowledge of psychology to the workplace, the community and society
NCI’s psychology course has been accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). This approval enables graduates to apply for professional postgraduate courses in such specialisms as clinical, educational, occupational and counselling psychology. If you have an interest in human behaviour and wish to open up a range of careers then this course will be tremendously rewarding and valuable.