Master Program in Psychology in Portugal

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Psychology is a diverse field that involves knowledge of human behavior and the mind. Research psychology conducts experiments to better understand personality and social behavior. Applied psychology uses the results of research to solve social problems.

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Top Master Programs in Psychology in Portugal 2017

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Master in Applied Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. [+]

Best Masters in Psychology in Portugal 2017. The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. The first year is characterized by a comprehensive and transversal training focused on problems in several domains of the Applied Psychology, following a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology. The second year aims a differentiated training, focused in specific areas of the Psychology in practice: Clinical and Health Psychology, Scholar and Educational Psychology, Justice and Community Psychology, Organizational Psychology and Sport Psychology. It is included a curricular internship and a thesis. Careers The graduates of the Masters in Applied Psychology are enabled to carry out a professional internship under the responsibility of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (OPP), after which they will have access to the professional practice in the different areas of Psychology. [-]

Integrated Master in Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

The Integrated Masters in Psychology aims to allow for the acquisition of scientific knowledge on the basic areas of the discipline, as well as for the development of deeper knowledge in the applied areas of Psychology, including competencies for the use of methods and techniques of intervention and research in applied contexts. [+]

Academic degree: Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Psychology INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The Integrated Master’s in Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition of scientific knowledge in the basic areas and the development of advanced knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. The first three years – bachelor degree in Psychological Science, focus on the study of the basic psychological processes, as well as the techniques and methods used to study them, in the theories built to explain them and its applications in solving human problems. The applied cycle (two following years) assumes a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology. Careers The graduates of the Integrated Masters in Psychology are enabled to carry out a professional internship under the responsibility of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (OPP), after which they will have access to the professional practice in the different areas of Psychology. [-]

Master´s Degree in Child Studies - Area of Specialization in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Child Studies, Area of Specialisation in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families, aims at: promoting the development of advanced research on psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families; fostering the deepening of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of education, child and youth protection and of family intervention; creating conditions of improvement of psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families that are effectively and efficiently reverted to the development of programmes in areas of formal and informal education and of social intervention in Portugal. [+]

Best Masters in Psychology in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Child Studies, Area of Specialisation in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families, aims at: promoting the development of advanced research on psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families; fostering the deepening of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of education, child and youth protection and of family intervention; creating conditions of improvement of psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families that are effectively and efficiently reverted to the development of programmes in areas of formal and informal education and of social intervention in Portugal. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Child Studies. [-]

Master in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Faro

The Master's program equips the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to practice in the field of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation (professional specialization in Neuropsychology) and to develop a research career in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (both specializations). [+]

The Master's Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology has two specializations: Neuropsychology (limited to candidates with a BSc degree in Psychology); and Cognitive Neuroscience (open to applicants with a background in Psychology and related sciences). The Master provides in-depth knowledge about the brain and the wider nervous system and their relationship to cognition and behavior in normal and pathological conditions. The Master's program equips the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to practice in the field of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation (professional specialization in Neuropsychology) and to develop a research career in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (both specializations). Career Opportunities: If you choose the professional specialization in Neuropsychology, you can work in the area of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation, health services, rehabilitation centers and educational services. The strong scientific component of the Master’s program prepares you for a research career and continues studies at the PhD level; with this option, you can work in laboratories in the field of Experimental Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology and Neurosciences. [-]

Master's Degree In Prevention And Treatment Of School Harassment (bullying)

Formedia
Online Full time Part time 1 year Open Enrollment Portugal Lisbon + 1 more

GO TO LEARN: To provide a scientific and professional training to ensure adequate capacity to participate and to prepare the development of programs and actions for conflict resolution [+]

Best Masters in Psychology in Portugal 2017. WILL LEARN TO: Provide a scientific and professional training to ensure adequate capacity to participate and to prepare the development of programs and actions for conflict resolution in the educational field which, in turn, serve to help the educational community in the improvement and innovation of the conditions and processes of non-university education. Understanding the phenomenon of school violence from a new social vision. Being able to differentiate what is School Bullying (Bullying) than not. Being able to distinguish the different types of violence. Solve cases for practical application. Recognize the stages of evolution of the violence. Knowing the characteristics of the School Bullying (Bullying) in different stages of growth. Know the strategies for prevention, intervention and follow-up needed to stem the violence in classes and their different evolutionary stages. Develop coordination strategies of school. Put in place strategies of educational and social leadership. Understand and promote the presence of significant adults in schools to enhance the capacity in students to deal with problems, overcome obstacles and resist the pressure of adverse situations. Understanding the School Bullying (Bullying) from a multi-causal and dynamic perspective, in order to differentiate it from other forms of violence in the classroom. Being able to prevent and detect situations of school harassment (bullying). Understanding the need to include social work in full learning each subject from strategies that place school student in an active position. Value the importance of the school environment coordinator and strategies based on educational and social leadership of teachers. To become a trainer of trainers in order to incorporate new strategies for academic and social learning in the classroom, promoting teacher training teams. Being able to build coexistence projects suitable for various school settings. Promote application of intelligence and emotional control in intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships with the key objective to improve our socio-emotional resources. Aware of the importance of self-control and self-regulation of the emotional sphere (emotions, affections and feelings). Assimilate the knowledge offered from a comprehensive analysis of the socio-affective and emotional sphere as optimization via interpersonal relationships. Apply the knowledge provided about basic emotions and emotional archetypes (love, joy, sadness, etc.) in peer relationships and interpersonal bonds. REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS: Must have University Title university degree for the license. Duration: Minimum of 8 months and a maximum of 16 months from the date of registration. Mode: Material available in printed book format or PDF + Rating and tutorials through the Virtual Campus Formación Alcalá. The Master in Prevention and Treatment of School Harassment (Bullying) has permanently open enrollment. The student can enroll at any time and start the program after formalize their registration. Diploma: Diploma Master certified by Universidad San Jorge. Language Study and Work: All study material is in Spanish. But the Portuguese-speaking students can submit their work and questions in Portuguese teachers, tutors and colleagues. Examinations and Thesis are also elaborated and defended in Portuguese. Number of hours: 1,500 Credits: 60 ECTS METHODOLOGY: Virtual Campus Professor-Tutor keeps the updated documentation, answers questions, guide learning and assessment. Personal Learning: The knowledge of each student contrasts with the rest of the students, performing a collaborative learning through the Virtual Campus Case Studies: It is based on case study method. Physical Media: The student receives 7 bibliographic volumes edited by Formación Alcalá. [-]