Psychology QQI Level 5

Psychology QQI Level 5

This course is for those interested in the study of human behavior and human mind. It is designed to provide learners with an introductory understanding of psychology as a field of study.


The course will have a strong focus on connecting the theory of psychology to practice, such as therapies and interventions linked with the major psychological perspectives.


Topics include:

— Introduction to psychology as a discipline

— Main psychological perspectives

— Personality: features and personality assessments

— Social psychology: characteristics, conformity, group behaviours

— Abnormal psychology: classifications and diagnoses

— Therapies and interventions

— Ethics in the study of psychology

— Research skills

— DCU guest speaker talks


  • Start: 16th September 2022
  • Duration: 12 weeks, Fridays, 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • Venue: DCU in the Community, Shangan Road, Ballymu
  • Course Fee: €60 (€40 for medical card holders) The fee includes certification and all course materials
  • Enrolments: Application form and short essay


For further information and application forms, please contact:

Joanna Ozarowska, DCU in the Community

T 01 700 8800


Lynda Ward, Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre

T 01 563 5253