Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology at ATU

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The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology at ATU is a four-year, level 8 degree provides graduates with a broad and comprehensive foundation in Psychology—the study of human behaviour and the mind.

The course will examine a diversity of interesting questions at the core of psychological research, such as:

  • Why does conflict happen, and how can we build positive relationships?
  • How do children learn language?
  • How do prejudices develop?
  • How can we improve our decision making?
  • How can individuals with psychological diagnoses be supported?
  • How does the brain process and store memories?

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology at ATU

You will focus on psychology throughout the entirety of your degree, giving you a strong foundation that will pave the way for your future in the discipline.

A major attribute of this programme is the work placement in Year 3, which provides you with hands on experience of the application of psychology.

In Year 4, students complete a research project in their chosen area of interest – integrating knowledge gained across the 4 years.

Knowledge and skills

This programme has been designed to meet the current needs of the undergraduate student of Psychology, by providing a valuable insight into a wide variety of psychological subjects.

Work Placement

The programme offers a work placement in year 3, where students can apply learning to a variety of contexts relevant to psychology

Small class size

There is a maximum of 20 students in each group year so you will benefit from small class sizes, good access to academic staff and university supports

ATU will provide our students with a transformative university experience, empowering our graduates to fully contribute to the social, economic and cultural betterment of society.

ATU aim to invest in excellent applied learning, teaching and research environments, reflecting the real needs of business, enterprise and the professions in our region.

ATU aim to be a preferred partner for research and an enterprise innovator that attracts, supports and encourages students and staff from all over the world, enabling them to reach their full potential.

See courses at Atlantic Technological University, Galway-Mayo

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