The following psychology degree programmes are offered at NUI, Galway:

BA (Joint-Honours)

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Please note: Students of the BA (Joint-Honours) Programme who successfully complete Psychology at First Arts may proceed to Second Arts with the subject Psychological Studies and one other of the subjects completed at First Arts. Places are limited to 100 on academic merit in Psychology from the 1st Sittings in Semester 1 and 2 and you must have passed your other three academic subjects (40% or above) to be considered. Students will not be allowed to repeat First Arts Psychology with a view to improving performance.

Denominated BA in Psychology

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Students take first Year Psychology with two other subjects from the extensive Arts menu. In second and final years of the programme you drop your other first year Arts subjects and study psychology exclusively.

Graduates will be eligible for membership to relevant professional societies (the Psychological Society of Ireland and the British Psychological Society), as well as entry to specialist postgraduate professional programmes in Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United States and elsewhere.