Certificate Introduction to Psychology

  • Certificate Introduction to Psychology
  • CW_HRIPS_Q (Carlow) - CW_HXIPS_Q (Wexford) - CW_HKIPS_Q (Wicklow)
  • 10 credits
  • 6
  • 12 weeks
  • TBC
  • Overview
  • Subjects
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact us


The aim of this programme is to give students an understanding of the major issues involved in the psychological development of human beings and how psychological theory can be applied in social and community care settings. Students will be introduced to the main theories and language of psychology.
This programme is an ECTS 10 credit level 6 module from the BA (Honours) in Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care).
This programme should not be considered as a complete programme in Psychology but an introduction to the subject with an emphasis on social and community care settings.


  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Development over the Lifespan
  • Psychology as a Science
  • Learning
  • Intelligence
  • Thinking and Language
  • Health psychology, Motivation , Emotion and Stress
  • Personality
  • The Ecology of Development

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.



How to Apply

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Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie