Department of Psychology
Research areas for postgraduate students include: spirituality; ageism in the caring professions; partner perceptions of chronic illness; counterfactual thinking; deductive reasoning; judgement and decision making; dynamic, embodied and enactive approaches to cognitive science; forensic psychology; criminology.
Please see individual staff profiles in relation to postgraduate research opportunities.
Funded Postgraduate Opportunities
Departmental Assistantship: €6,900 per annum, plus fees.
Masters or PhD by research is available in the following specialist areas:
Stress and personality
Imagination and mental simulation
Family life and child development
The psychology of visual aesthetics
More information can be found here.
Additional information on postgraduate studies in MIC