Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme
3 Years Full- Time
Application Deadline: Friday 12th January 2018
This is a full time three year professional course, leading to a Doctoral qualification in clinical psychology. Graduates are qualified to work as Clinical Psychologists. The programme is designed around the Accreditation Guidelines of the Psychological Society of Ireland for postgraduate courses in Clinical Psychology. There are four key strands around which course delivery is organised: (1) Academic Competence; (2) Clinical Competence; (3) Research Competence; (4) Personal Development. The programme is primarily based on the principles of life-span developmental psychology as applied in the clinical setting. There is a strong emphasis on empirically based theoretical orientations including psychodynamic, cognitive and behavioural theories. Programme delivery is through active learning workshops based on adult learning principles including experiential learning, skills practice and reflective practice.
Course Director (Acting) Dr. Barry Coughlan
Telephone: 061 234345; Email: Barry.Coughlan@ul.ie
Mr. Tom Kennedy
Telephone: 061 202741