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Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of Limerick.

The Department of Psychology is committed to excellent undergraduate and postgraduate education and world class psychological research.

To cultivate our guiding principles in Education, Research and Connectedness, we:

  • Promote our vibrant learning environment, characterized by research-led teaching;
  • Consolidate and build new, long lasting research communities amongst academics, practitioners and students;
  • Extend an Irish presence throughout our international networks.

More information on the Department  of Psychology is available throughout this website on both our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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Psychology News and Events


Middle names are good for you!


Interesting research from Wijnand A.P. van Tilburg and Eric R. Igou suggests that middle initals make people and their work look smarter.


Applications for the MSc in Psychological Science are now closed


CSI-R Newsletter

The March edition of the Centre for Social Issues Research Newsletter can be found at /pdf/206869787.pdf


MA Psychology 2014-2015


Applications are now open for the 2014-2015 MA in Psychology and can be made through the Graduate School at 


UL Open Days

The UL Open Days are Thursday 17th and Friday 18th October.

Visit for more information 

Department Researcher featured in Psychology Progress


A paper by Dr. Stephen Gallagher has been selected as a key research paper in the field of Psychology. The paper can be found at:




The Department of Psychology runs three courses that have been accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland:


* BA in Psychology and Sociology

* BSc in Psychology

* MA in Psychology (1-year Conversion Course)


(Accreditation by the PSI provides a basis for individual accreditation by the British Psychological Society, BPS)

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