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Decipher the human mind with a

Diploma in Psychology

Starts on the 20th July
One class per week
Live online and face-to-face classes

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Why Psychology?

This fascinating subject delves into the realm of thought and emotion, helping you understand how we think and how this influences our behaviour. Get ahead of the rest and train in an area which has proved extremely beneficial for professionals, enabling them to better understand themselves as well as differences in others.

The Diploma in Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and the Diploma includes many component fields of study such as cognitive psychology, developmental (child to adult) psychology, social psychology. Engaging with the Diploma will help you to better understand yourself and better appreciate differences with others.  We all apply psychology in our everyday lives, and it helps to know why we and others might behave in certain ways and exhibit certain patterns to that behaviour.

Benefit from live sessions with our expert tutors who are teaching in real-time and can therefore engage with you directly or study on-campus - you choose. 

 

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Key Facts

Delivery:

Both live online and face to face classes

Study mode:

Part-time

Intakes:

20th July 2022

Duration:

For July it's 11 weeks, one evening per week (6.30pm-9.30pm)

Evenings:

Wednesday for July

Fees:

Online: €925 / Face-to-Face: €1195

Financing:

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What will I Learn?


This Diploma in Psychology emphasises psychology as the scientific study of the mind and behaviour, specifically how the mind works and how it influences behaviour.  Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and the Diploma includes many component fields of study such as cognitive psychology, developmental (child to adult) psychology, social psychology. 

You will also benefit from live sessions with our expert tutors teaching online in real-time, or face-to-face and in the classroom with you, so they will always engage with you directly, offering maximum flexibility with your time and how you learn. 

 

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Engaging with the Diploma will help you to better understand yourself and better appreciate differences with others.  We all apply psychology in our everyday lives, and it helps to know why we and others might behave in certain ways and exhibit certain patterns to that behaviour. Throughout the course, you will understand more about human behaviour and how we are affected by surroundings. The programme is concluded by combining everything you have learnt and applying it within a professional context.

On successful completion of this Diploma you will be able to:

  • Describe the key concepts and theoretical perspectives of the main areas within the field of psychology.
  • Evaluate the internal processes associated with cognitive psychology, neurobiology and the brain 
  • Demonstrate insight into how psychology evolves over the lifetime of a person with particular attention paid to childhood and critical developmental years
  • Outline how our social world influences our thoughts, emotions and perception
  • Outline treatment options including but not limited to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)  
  • Demonstrate awareness of psychiatric diagnosis, with a focus on schizophrenia diagnosis, prognosis and treatment outcomes.

Assessment

Assessment is by means of an assignment that you complete in your own time and submit at the end of term.  There is no formal exam in this Diploma.

 

What is a Professional Diploma?

An IBAT Professional Diploma is a focused, short duration practical course that consolidates, upskills and/or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications  that do not lead to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Career Direction


The course will cover various aspects of cognitive psychology and development psychology, looking at how our understanding of the world changes as we grow from child to adult. You will also learn about group and conformity during the social psychology side of the programme as well as analysing individual differences of people.

Possible careers within this field include:

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Research roles
  • Psychotherapist
  • Social Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Analyst
  • Teacher
Ready to Apply?

Previous study of psychology is not needed.  Applicants should have a strong interest in psychology, and human thinking and behaviour.

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Meet Kevin Lynch

Kevin Lynch, Lecturer on the Diploma in Psychology

Kevin Lynch is a research scientist who holds a Higher Diploma in Psychology and a Master’s in Applied Psychology. Kevin began his career with a BSc in Marketing, forging a keen interest in human behaviour. His research to date has focused on using technology to facilitate psychological interventions and create lasting behaviour change.

At Trinity College Dublin, Kevin is a research coordinator / lab manager. His current works is with an MQ-funded global research project developing an algorithmic tool that helps clinicians to make more personalised treatment decision for mental health patients – using web-based data collection, cognitive tests, computational modelling and machine learning.

Meet Our Graduates

ONLINE VS FACE-TO-FACE

You can attend tutorials Online or Face-to-Face, offering maximum flexibility with your time and how you learn.

Online Study

  • No geographic restrictions. Study wherever you are in the world
  • Lower fees and reduced costs on accommodation, transport etc
  • Flexible schedule and self-paced learning
  • Ideal for working professionals
  • Opportunity to interact with learners across the globe
  • Live sessions with mentors to address any student questions or queries
  • Access to all recorded sessions
Upcoming start date on 20th July. Apply now!

Why IBAT?

Expert Staff

IBAT is committed to providing students with high-quality education and an excellent study experience. To achieve this, IBAT’s programmes are taught by industry-experts and in small class sizes to ensure each student has the opportunity to ask questions and flourish academically.
Excellent Location

Our Dublin campus is based in the city centre, in Temple Bar. Dublin is a city full of culture, with an abundance of live music and many fascinating historical landmarks to visit.
Global Connections

Since 2016, IBAT has been part of the Global University Systems group. This has allowed the college access to an international audience in more than 60 countries. IBAT has also been able to extend the programmes it offers by working with GUS partners.
Student Experience

Our students have access to our state-of-the-art campus which is purpose built. IBAT also offers an extensive amount of student support to ensure you reach your goals.