MA (Applied Psychology)


NFQ Level 9, Major Award

The MA (Applied Psychology) is a full-time programme running for 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme.

In semester one students take 20 credits of core modules and a maximum of 15 credits of elective modules. In semester two students take 10 credits of core modules and the remaining credits in elective modules to a maximum of 30 credits of elective modules overall in the programme.


Students who have already passed a module(s) as part of another programme, may seek exemption from this module(s) and will be required to take another module to the same credit value as assigned by the programme co-ordinator.

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)

Students who have completed and passed modules to the value of at least 60 credits in Part I and who do not wish to proceed to Part II may opt to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology.

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements