Ph.D. On Campus

Clinical Psychology

National University of Ireland, Galway

36 months
13085 EUR/year
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The Clinical Psychology programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway is a taught programme that provides professional training in clinical psychology.


About the Program

The Clinical Psychology programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway is provided in partnership with clinical psychology services in the Health Services Executive and other agencies.

The programme’s objective is to produce competent and capable clinical psychologists for the health service by providing high quality training in the clinical, academic and research elements of clinical psychology.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities exist for professionally qualified clinical psychologists in a variety of health, forensic and social care settings. Opportunities may also be found in educational services and institutions. Most DPsychSc (Clinical) graduates take up employment in the HSE but a small number are also employed within agencies such as the Brothers of Charity Services and the Irish Prison Service.

Programme Structure

  • The coursework involves three essays, four Reports of Clinical Activity, Small Service-Related Research Projects, one Systematic Review, and one Large Scale Research Project/Thesis. 
  • Trainees must also complete and pass four supervised clinical placements. The thesis will be examined orally by external and internal examiners.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


270 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a primary degree in psychology (2H1 or higher) or a postgraduate conversion qualification in psychology (2H1 or higher) recognised by PSI as conferring eligibility for graduate membership of the Society.At least one year of practical and/or research experience relevant to clinical psychology is generally required. Successful applicants are expected to have a means of transport to enable them to participate in all elements of the programme, including undertaking supervised clinical placements in health settings.

Tuition Fee

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    13085 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13085 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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