NUI Cert. in Psychology

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The NUI Cert. in Psychology in Scoil Mhuire and Vita House Roscommon, Pobal Scoil Neasáin Baldoyle and the Cork College of Commerce still have places available.  In the past students from this course have progressed to degree programmes in Psychology in Maynooth University and other Higher Education Institutions so for any adult thinking about going down the route of psychology this course is a good first step.

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This Certificate level course 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. The course aims to introduce participants to the main psychological theories and examine their contribution to the development of the discipline.

NUI Cert. in Psychology Brochure

Psychology 2021

Module 1 Introduction to Psychology and Study Skills; Overview of what psychology consists of, its history and study skills.
Module 2 The Biological Basis of Behaviour; Most behaviour is rooted in our biology; this module considers the role of the brain in sleep, sensation and perception.
Module 3 Learning and Feeling: This module focuses on how we learn, remember and experience emotions.
Module 4 Personality: This module reviews the most important theories of personality, and how personality is assessed under each of these theories.
Module 5 The Development of the Individual: This module considers the early development of the child from conception through to thought, language and moral development.
Module 6 Introduction to Social Psychology: Key areas in social psychology such as social perception, attitudes and prejudice will be explored in this module.
Module 7 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology: This module introduces students to the diagnosis, classification and treatment models in abnormal behaviour.
Module 8 Introduction to Social Research Methodology: An introduction to the main techniques involved in social research.

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Steven Galvin

UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology
Advanced Diploma In Digital Marketing at Learning Force


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