Maynooth University NUI Cert. In Psychology Level 7 Cork

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The Maynooth University NUI Cert. In Psychology Level 7 Cork is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of psychology and to explore its relevance to the individual, family, community and society.

Maynooth University NUI Cert. In Psychology Level 7 Cork

Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Understand the main psychological theories and schools and their contribution to the development of the discipline
  • Understand the biological basis of behaviour
  • Apply critical psychological theory to the processes of learning, memory, feeling and personality development.
  • Understand and apply psychobiological, psychodynamic, behavioral/cognitive and phenomenological approaches to lifespan development.
  • Illustrate self directed learning by completing a research proposal with relevance to psychology and presenting this proposal to the class.
  • Conducting a literature review for the research proposal and submitting a bibliography with the proposal.
  • Use academic and stylistic conventions appropriately and consistently
  • Submit a learning journal which reflects the impact of the course on the student’s understanding of psychology and how this has influenced their knowledge of themselves, ideas, perceptions and attitudes.

​Cork College of Commerce  Starting Date:  October 2020  Apply Here

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Maynooth University is an internationally recognised institution located 25 kilometres outside of Dublin, Ireland, and is the nation’s fastest growing university.

One of four constituent universities of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth University in 2019 placed #50 in the global top 100 universities under 50 years old in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

On 16 June 2017, Maynooth University celebrated its 20th birthday, having been formally established as an autonomous university in 1997. Yet, it traces its origins to the foundation of the Royal College of St. Patrick in 1795, drawing inspiration from a heritage that includes over 200 years of education and scholarship.

Today, Maynooth University is a place of lively contrasts–a modern institution, dynamic, rapidly-growing, research-led and engaged, yet grounded in historic academic strengths and scholarly traditions.

With more than 12,000 students from more than 90 countries, Maynooth offers a range of programmes at undergraduate, Master’s and PhD level in the humanities, science and engineering, and social sciences, including business, law, and education. The University also offers a range of international programmes and partnerships.

Maynooth’s unique collegial culture fosters an interdisciplinary approach to research, which its world-class academics bring to bear in tackling some of the most fundamental challenges facing society today. The University’s research institutes and centres consolidate and deliver this impact as vibrant communities of learning, discovery and creation. Research at Maynooth also is very much central to its teaching, and the University prides itself on placing equal value on its research and teaching missions.

In addition to being named in THE’s Top 50 Under 50, Maynooth University is recognised among the top 400 universities in the world, the top 200 European universities, and as one of the top 200 universities for international connections and outlook.

Steven Galvin

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