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Certificate in Psychology (Clonmel)

Status: Open




12 Full Days


Applied Social Sciences

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



The aim of this programme is to expose learners to a range of perspectives within psychology. Learners will reflect on the varied perspectives for understanding the person and the way in which thinking develops. They will also explore social psychological themes to give them a greater understanding of the link between the individual and social interactions. The programme will give participants an understanding of the complex and multifaceted influences on human thinking and behaviour.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must be 18 years or older and must demonstrate an interest in the field of Psychology.  Applicants will be offered a place on the programme on the basis of a written application.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Psychology, identities and the person (5 Credits)

This module will provide students with specialised knowledge in the area of psychology and the development of the self. It will explore the theoretical underpinnings of six perspectives within psychology and allow students to explore the varied and often contradictory ways in which identities and selves are understood, researched and supported within the discipline of psychology.

Psychology: Interactions, families and social issues (5 Credits)  

This module will provide students with specialised knowledge across a variety of areas in psychology relating to social interactions, families and the kinds of social psychological issues that arise in society. Students will integrate research and theory from a range of perspectives within psychology in order to develop an understanding of the ways in which the presence of other people impacts profoundly on human behaviour. They will also examine the ways in which findings from forensic, community and occupational psychology may be relevant to their work.

More Information


12 Saturdays commencing 26th September, 10am to 4pm
2020: 10am to 4pm on September 26th, Oct 10th, Oct 24th, Nov 7th, Nov 21st except Dec 5th 10am to 1pm
2021: 10am to 4pm on Jan 23rd, Feb 6th, Feb 20th, March 6th, March 20th except April 3rd 10am to 1pm


Learners will complete a written portfolio assignment for the first module and sit an end of module examination for the second module.


Certificate in Psychology (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 10 Credits)

Application Deadline

11th September 2020

For queries relating to course content

Contact: Marie A. Walsh




Instalment Plan

Instalment plans are available for students completing programmes of study for which the fees are €500 or higher and are a minimum of 10 weeks in duration.  If your programme of study meets this criteria and you are interested in setting up an instalment plan, please contact the Grants & Fees Office of LIT, to set-up an agreed, signed instalment plan.  The Grants & Fees Office can be contacted via email at or by telephone at 061 293366.  Please note that Instalment Plans must be in place before the commencement date of the programme and by the date indicated in your post-offer correspondence.