The Psychological Society of Ireland


Tel : 01- 472 0105

The Psychological Society of Ireland,
Floor 2, Grantham House,
Grantham Street, Dublin 2.


About Accreditation

Accreditation refers to the process undertaken by PSI to ensure that Psychology courses in Ireland are of the highest standards for training and practice in professional psychology. PSI also aims to ensure that the courses provide suitable preparation for students hoping to enter the field of psychology.

Accreditation procedures consist of examining documentation associated with the course and an on-site visit to meet with appropriate teaching staff and students.

For further information and guidelines relating to Under-graduate and Post-graduate courses, please see the relevant sections of our website. 


Current PSI Accredited Courses

The view the list of PSI Accredited Undergraduate courses please click here.

To view the list of PSI Accredited Postgraduate courses please click here.

Undergraduate Guidelines

Guidelines on the accreditation of courses leading to a first qualification in psychology. Completion of an accredited degree confers eligibility for graduate membership.

Undergraduate Accreditation Committee Members:

Julian Leslie (Chair)

Ken Brown

Aidan Moran

Fiona Lyddy

(Available on Download MENU to left)

  • Accreditation Undergrad Guidelines
  • Accreditation Undergrad Application Form

Postgraduate Guidelines

The Society invites institutions of higher education who are providing or seek to provide postgraduate education in professional psychology to submit their courses for accreditation by the Society. Through its accreditation procedures, the Society wishes to support courses in a period of self-study and peer review, thus enabling them to maintain the highest standards of postgraduate education and training in professional psychology.

Accreditation procedures consists of examining documentation associated with the course and an on-site visit to meet with appropriate teaching staff and students.

Available on Download MENU to left
  • The PSI Policy on accreditation of postgraduate courses in Psychology 
  • The PSI process for the accreditation of postgraduate courses in Psychology
  • Clinical – Accreditation Clinical Postgrad Application
  • Counselling – Accreditation Counselling Postgrad Application
  • Educational – Accreditation Educational Postgrad Application
  • Forensic – Accreditation Forensic Postgrad Application
  • Health – Accreditation Health Postgrad Application
  • Work & Organisational – Accreditation Work & Org Postgrad Application

Related Upcoming Events

What doesn’t kill us: New perspectives on psychological trauma and posttraumatic growth
'What doesn’t kill us: New perspectives on psychological trauma and posttraumatic growth' is proudly supported by the Irish Research Council New Foundations award, the Psychological Society of Ireland and the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society. The lecture is being organised to coincide with World Mental Health Day 2015.

8th October


Cherish the Young - Suicide Prevention and Young People
The Irish Association of Suicidology are delighted to announce their 19th Annual Conference in association with Kildare Suicide Bereavement Support Group.

8th - 9th October


Building Resilience In Ourselves and the People that we work with.
This workshop is a reflective space for all to examine the multidimensional, dynamic yet normal process of Resilience. Both in ourselves as practitioners but also in the way that we build it in the people that we work with.

10th October


Receive Latest PSI News & Events via Email

PSI Membership

Join PSI Today !

Are you a mental health professional, researcher or student psychologist?

Join now!


X We use Session cookies to provide a better user experience to members and Google Analytics cookies for web traffic analysis only

NOTE: No personal information is stored in any cookies set by this website.

If you need more information on compliance with the EU Cookie Directive (EU Directive 2009/136/EC) please contact Active Online 0n 01 8666116 or

Allow cookies:
Yes No

One cookie will be stored to remember your selection.