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Master of Arts in Educational Psychology

The Master of Arts in Education Psychology (MAEP) at Mary Immaculate College commenced in September 2010. This is a two year full time professional training course. The next intake is planned for 2014. The closing date for applications is February 3rd 2014.

The programme is designed to prepare trainees for practice as educational psychologists in a range of settings. Lectures/tutorials are provided throughout each semester, either in one or two week blocks, or when placements are being undertaken, on one day each week. Professional placements are organised in schools and Psychological Services.Trainees must be prepared to travel significant distances to avail of some placements. In addition to successfully completing all taught modules, candidates must successfully complete all training placements. In Year 2, trainees are required to design, conduct and report on a high-quality original research study.

The admission requirements for the course are;

  • By the closing date for applications, applicants must hold an accredited qualification in psychology which is accepted by the Psychological Society of Ireland as conferring eligibility for graduate membership of the society. (please address enquiries on these matters to PSI)
  • Two years work experience with children/young people in an educational or community setting.
  • Suitability to work with children. This will be assessed on the basis of interview, references and Garda vetting. The latter will be sought by the college in respect of successful applicants.

Full details of the course and the application process can be found at the Postgraduate Section of our website.

 

 

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