14 Mary Immaculate students to get doctoral funding for child psychology

Mary Immaculate College.

14 STUDENTS in Mary Immaculate College (MIC) are to receive funding on MIC’s Professional Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology programme.

The first year trainees on the Limerick college’s three-year doctorate programme will receive funding from the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) and the Health Service Executive and will pursue employment with the respective agencies after their graduation.

Those who are funded by NEPS will receive €40,000, while the trainees funded by the HSE will be retained as trainee psychologists with a starting salary of €40,673 and will have 60 per cent of their college fees covered.

Applications open on November 27 and close on January 26, 2024.