Diploma in Psychology (ICM)

Griffith College Cork
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Third Level Courses

Course Description

Tuition Fees €1100
Commencement Date 21 September 2010
Duration 25 weeks Tuesday – 6:30pm to 9:30pm
(Students are required to attend 8 additional workshops)

About the Course
This course, which is divided into 5 modules, aims to provide a lucid introduction to Psychology. The programme is designed primarily for those who wish to gain knowledge in, and an appreciation of psychology.

Students must complete a written assignment and a 3-hour written examination for each module of this course.

Programme Outline

  • Introduction to Psychology
    The concepts and terms used, as well as the nature and scope of psychology and some of the major issues in this field.
  • History and Schools of Psychology
    The philosophical background to psychology, the origins and developments in the history of psychology and the major contemporary approaches.
  • Developmental Psychology
    The key psychological changes and developments which occur from conception to adulthood.
  • Physiological Psychology
    Emphasises the correlation between brain neuroanatomy and neurophysiology and aspects of psychology and human behaviour.
  • Social Psychology
    The complex ways in which people interact with each other, and why they might behave in a particular way.


Start/End date
from 21-09-2010
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