Programme

PROGRAMME - BSc. Degree in Psychology Honours ‐ UCM

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

UCM Psychology graduates will be qualified to carry out the profession in social, organisational and work settings and in services for people and for the community. They will be able to carry out these professional activities in public and private establishments, educational institutions, companies and third-sector organisations.


MODE OF STUDY

In order to be admitted, the student must hold one of the following qualifications:

  • MQF Level 5 diploma: State exam/Maturità (Italian system)
  • First cycle diploma or certificate
  • Higher education certificate or international equivalent, e.g. CESS (Belgian system)
  • Baccalauréat (French system)
  • Federal diploma (Swiss system) or equivalent.

To be eligible for the course, the candidate must sit an admission test. The course lasts three years (MQF 6, 180 ECTS) with recommended weekly attendance from October to July, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Attendance is mandatory for some modules.

In the third year of the course, an experiential laboratory worth a total of 6 ECTS credits can be undertaken at international establishments affiliated with L.U.de.S. - UCM.


PLAN OF STUDIES

The wide-ranging approaches of applied psychology enable students to take on the challenges of contemporary society. The course allows students to acquire advanced knowledge of psychology with a solid interdisciplinary basis, and paves the way for a fruitful exchange between related disciplines such as philosophy, sociology, anthropology and medicine.

Students will acquire the ability to work both in groups and individually, learning to support science-based arguments and solve complex issues.

They will experiment, acquire and implement new ways of studying and analysing through case studies, workshops and simulations.


SUBJECTECTS

GENERAL BIOLOGY

5

ELEMENTS OF HUMAN ANATOMY

5

ENGLISH

4
IT4

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

8

GROUP SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

8

PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND METHODS

6

FOUNDATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY AND EPISTEMOLOGY OF HUMAN SCIENCES

6

FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIOLOGICAL THOUGHT

4

FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGY

6

THEORETICAL MODELS OF PSYCHOLOGY

4

CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF HEALTH AND DISEASES

6

PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

6

NEUROSCIENCES AND FUNDAMENTALS OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

8

FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY

8

GENERAL AND SOCIAL PEDAGOGY

5

DEVELOPMENT PSYCHOLOGY

8

DYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY

8

PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES

6

PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY

5

GENERAL ETHICS AND CONDUCT

5

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND THE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP

8

PSYCHOLOGY OF WORK AND ORGANISATIONS

8

PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

8

COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY

5

CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

5

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

6

PHILOSOPHICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

4

INTERNSHIP

6

DISSERTATION

8


BACHELOR’S DEGREE DISSERTATION

At the end of the course, students must present a dissertation under the supervision of a tutor. The work is assessed by a dissertation committee. The dissertation does not involve any direct teaching, but is conducted under the supervision of a specially appointed expert. The student writes the dissertation independently with the support of their supervisor(s). The student shall propose their dissertation topic to the course director. After the director has approved the dissertation topic, a supervisor will be assigned to the student.