Humanities (Psychology Major) @ DCU

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DCU is offering a Level 8 Online Distance Learning Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Psychology Major). The programme provides students with a focused, tailored programme of education in Psychology.

The programme is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI), which ensures that the programme meets the highest standards for undergraduate, pre-professional education and training in Psychology.

Humanities (Psychology Major) @ DCU Course Structure:

On this programme you will study nine Psychology modules, which cover the core areas of Psychology: Social and Organisational Psychology; Developmental and Educational Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Biopsychology; Individual Differences and, very importantly; Psychological methods for conducting scientific research. As part of this programme you will also have the opportunity to complete, under supervision, an independent research project in Psychology. In addition to the Psychology modules you will study either three Sociology or Philosophy Modules that complement your Psychological studies. The programme has two elective pathways whereby students may choose to study three Sociology modules or three Philosophy modules in addition to the nine Psychology modules.

To complete the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Psychology Major) a student needs to successfully complete twelve modules.

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Dublin City University has gone through a huge transformation recently, offering DCU courses and lifelong learning courses in North Dublin. The university has expanded its campus and range of courses by connecting St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra (SPD), Mater Dei Institute of Education (MDI) and Church of Ireland College of Education (CICE). These big changes at DCU cater for 16,000 students on DCU courses as they venture into their third level education. The expansion will increase DCU’s facilities across North Dublin, providing students with more time and space to focus on personal, academic and skill development throughout their duration at the university.

Dublin City University is renowned globally for its academic calibre. DCU is regularly featured as one of the world’s top young universities by the Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50. The Sunday Times has named DCU twice as ‘Irish University of the Year’.

The North Dublin university offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes, while also presenting DCU Connected, their Online Leaning  Courses platform for students who work full-time or at a geographical disadvantage. Dublin City University is proud of their 50,000 graduates, who have gone on to be a major influence within business worldwide. DCU students have a wide selection of courses to choose from from programmes within its five faculties –  Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Health, Engineering and Computing, DCU Business School and the DCU Institute of Education.

The young and dynamic university also provides a eclectic variety of clubs and societies where students can spread their wings and venture into new hobbies and make new friends. The Office of Student Life, located in the student centre (The Hub) is a vessel for student creativity and community. There is also a wide range of facilities available for DCU students and visitors such as a bank, creche, library, pharmacy, hairdresser, restaurants and much more. For recreation, Dublin City University has state of the art sports facilities including swimming pool, soccer centre, squash courts, fitness centre, studios and a lot more.

Steven Galvin

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