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Social Science & Psychology Courses

Psychology and social science are two of the broadest disciplines imaginable, yet ones which lend themselves to deep specialisation. Studying psychology and social science courses at Dublin Business School (DBS) will expose you to numerous interesting study areas, from behavioural science to cognitive development to social policy development, social work and research.
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Our full- time and part-time undergraduate, degree, postgraduate masters and  professional evening diploma courses in Psychology and Social Science cover a broad range of psychology and social science areas, including:

  • Psychology

  • Social Studies

  • Psychotherapy

  • Counselling

  • Addiction Studies.

Our degrees and diplomas are awarded by the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC), Dublin Business School. 

The heart of the subject is just the start of your career

At DBS you will get a thorough and practical grounding in multiple aspects of the fields of psychology and social science. From there you will have ample opportunity and mentored support to choose a specialised discipline for further study. This may lead you towards further specialised study and/or the start of a rewarding career in a variety of areas, from the public sector to private practice.

Theoretical and hands-on teaching and learning

Psychology and social science courses are mainly delivered through lectures, tutorials and practical classes. Psychology studies generally involve a high level of practical, hands-on experience with lecturers drawn from the worlds of private practice and academia.

Master of Arts (MA) Addiction Studies

Type: International, Postgraduate Programmes
Mode: Part-Time, Full-Time
Level: 9
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Master of Arts (MA) Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Type: Postgraduate Programmes
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 9
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Master of Arts (MA) Psychotherapy

Type: Postgraduate Programmes
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 9
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Master of Science (MSc) Applied Psychology

Type: International, Postgraduate Programmes
Mode: Part-Time, Full-Time
Level: 9
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BA (Hons) Arts – Part-time

Type: Evening Degrees
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 8
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BA (Hons) Arts (General) – Full-time

Type: International, Full-time Degrees/ Certificates
Mode: Full-Time
Level: 8
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BA (Hons) Business (Psychology) - Full-Time

Type: International, Full-time Degrees/ Certificates
Mode: Full-Time
Level: 8
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BA (Hons) Business (Psychology) – Part-time

Type: Evening Degrees
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 8
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BA (Hons) Psychology (PSI accredited) – Full-time

Type: International, Full-time Degrees/ Certificates
Mode: Full-Time
Level: 8
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BA (Hons) Psychology (PSI accredited) - Part-time

Type: Evening Degrees
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 8
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BA (Hons) Social Science - Full-time

Type: International, Full-time Degrees/ Certificates
Mode: Full-Time
Level: 8
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BA (Hons) Social Science - Part-time

Type: Evening Degrees
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 8
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Higher Diploma in Arts in Psychoanalytic Studies

Type: Postgraduate Programmes
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 8
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Higher Diploma in Arts in Psychology (PSI accredited)

Type: Postgraduate Programmes, International
Mode: Part-Time, Full-Time
Level: 8
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Higher Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Type: Postgraduate Programmes
Mode: Part-Time
Level: 8
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BA in Social Studies - Full-time

Type: International, Full-time Degrees/ Certificates
Mode: Full-Time
Level: 7
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Higher Certificate in Arts - Full-time

Type: International, Full-time Degrees/ Certificates
Mode: Full-Time
Level: 6
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Diploma in Addiction Studies

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Child Psychology

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Counselling Studies

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Crime Scene Investigation

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Criminology

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Introduction to Psychology

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Popular Forensic Psychology

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Psychoanalytic Studies

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Psychology

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Social Science

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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Diploma in Sports Psychology

Type: Professional Evening Diplomas
Mode: Part-Time
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