FAQ – Psychology & Social Science

How is the course assessed?2022-04-11T17:35:05+01:00

The course is assessed through a combination of coursework (projects, assignments, learner records and portfolios) which is done throughout the year and one written exam (Criminology only) held at the end April/start May.

What hours are involved?2022-04-11T17:30:52+01:00

The course is full time and runs Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday potentially from 9-5pm and on Fridays from 9-2pm. There are 20 hours of classes, so you may have a late morning or an early evening in the week and time off during the day for study/working on assignments. Wednesdays are work experience days.

Will I get a place in a 3rd level course if I do this course?2022-04-11T17:32:33+01:00

Many of our students each year progress to 3rd level courses. However, there is no guarantee of a place. Students apply through the CAO using their QQI level 5 results therefore students need to work hard in order to achieve the best possible results. There are limited progression places available, especially in Applied Psychology in UCC, so achieving the best results you can is critical to your success.

How much does the course cost?2022-04-11T17:32:07+01:00

The course fees are €300 (€250 if you have a medical card).

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