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Graduate Programmes

Graduate Programmes


‌The UCD School of Psychology delivers a wide range of taught programmes at graduate level. These programmes reflect the breadth of our disciplines and research activity.

For more information on our Higher Diploma in Psychology programme click here

For more information on our new Msc in Behavioural Neuroscience click here

For more information on our Masters in Psychological Science programme click here

For more information on our MSc in Disability programme click here

For more information on our MSc Mindfulness Based Interventions please click here

For more information on our Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology please click here

Postgraduate awards

1. The Eamon Fechín O’Doherty award for first place in the Higher Diploma in Psychology

  • To be awarded to the final year HDip student with the highest GPA

2. The Masters in Psychological Science Prize for Professional Sensitivity

  • To be awarded to the MPsychSc student who demonstrates the highest level of professional sensitivity as evidenced by having the highest GPA across four modules: PSY40400 Managing change; PSY40410 Diversity and inclusive practice; PSY 40450 Counselling and clinical skills; PSY40460 Group dynamics and processes. [Note the criteria for this award will be changing for 2019/20 – updates to follow]

3. Prize for best performance on the MSc in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

  • To be awarded to the student with the highest GPA on the MSc R&D

4. The Mindfulness Award for best performance on the MSc in Mindfulness-Based Interventions

  • To be awarded to the student with the highest GPA on the MSc MBI

Clin.Psych/PhD in Clinical Psychology medals (awarded separately):

The Clinical Psychology Medal for best clinical psychology PhD thesis

  • Recipient determined at the Clinical Psychology internal studies board meeting

The Thérèse Brady Medal (for thesis conducted on clinically important topic with significant clinical sensitivity)

  • Recipient determined at the Clinical Psychology internal studies board meeting

UCD School of Psychology

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