Criminology and Psychology

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 Award in Community Health Services (5M4468)

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may pursue degree courses such as Applied Psychology, Psychological Studies, Psychology, and Criminology at Universities and IT’s including Maynooth, IADT, NCI and UCC. Students can also progress onto the level 8 QQI award in DNA & Forensic Analysis at Tallaght IT or Applied Social Care at DIT. Graduates may also progress onto many other degrees at level 7 and 8 in Universities and IT or private colleges around the country, along with progression options to the UK. Future areas of employment can include Research positions, working within the social care or legal systems, working in the field of Psychology. Alternatively, students may progress directly into employment.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

CRIMINOLOGY NUIM: MH101 ARTS-Criminology Studies (Level 8, 3 Years) UCC: CK113 Criminology (Level 8, 3 Years) Tallaght IT: TA326 / TU864 DNA & Forensic Analysis (Level 8, 3 Years)

 

PSYCHOLOGY NUIM: MH101 ARTS-Psychological Studies (Level 8, 3 Years) IADT: DL825 Applied Psychology (Level 8, 4 Years) NCI: NC010 Psychology (Level 8, 3 Years) NUIM: MH106 Psychology (Level 8, 3 Years) TUD: DT571 / TU996 Social Care (Level 8, 3 Years)

CRIMINOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY

COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SERVICES 5M4468

 

WHAT IS CRIMINOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY?

This one-year course aims to introduce students, who have an interest in criminal behaviour and criminal law, to the knowledge that will help them to fully explore and understand the way in which we think about and administer crimes in Ireland. On completion of this course, students will gain valuable knowledge and skills which will allow them to progress smoothly to third level options.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Criminology

• Psychology

• Criminal Law

• Legal Practice and Procedures

• Human Growth and Development

• Word Processing

• Communications

• Work Experience

• Safety and Health at Work

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

 

NEW COURSE 2020 - 2021