Introduction to Psychology

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Psychology

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2.5 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3.75 - 4.5
  • Overview

    This module is designed to introduce students to the breadth of topics covered by the discipline of psychology.
    The module covers a range of theoretical approaches used in psychology to try to explain human thought and
    behaviour. A variety of topics will be introduced drawn from the full breadth of the discipline of psychology
    and may include aspects of child development, human social interaction, thinking and reasoning and biological
    psychology. The module will place the material in a real world context highlighting its application and
    relevance to everyday life.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.