The Master of Arts in Applied Psychology at University College Cork is a one-year program that provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed as professionals in the field of psychology. The program focuses on the application of psychological concepts and principles to real-world settings and provides students with an understanding of how psychological principles can be applied to various social, organizational, and educational contexts. The curriculum covers topics such as research design, data analysis, assessment techniques, counselling strategies, and intervention methods. Through coursework, experiential learning opportunities, and practical field placements in mental health clinics or other healthcare settings, graduates from this program will be well-equipped for careers across multiple fields including education, counselling, health services management or research. With a strong emphasis on professional development and the potential to make meaningful contributions towards improving society through psychological interventions, this program offers an excellent opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in psychology.