Title name: Master's Degree in Work and Organizational Psychology and Legal-Forensic Psychology
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Labor Relations Avenida Dr. Ángel Jorge Echeverri, s / n 15782 Santiago
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Orde do 5/08/2019 (DOG do 14/08/2019)
Date of publication in the BOE: 08/07/2020
Date of the last accreditation: 05/06/2019
Responsible for the title:
Title coordinator: Arce Fernández, Ramón
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: face-to-face
Study regime: Full tempo / Partial tempo
Languages ​​of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree:
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsWe consider necessary an offer that allows a rigorous training of young professionals and researchers in Work and Organizational Psychology and Legal and Forensic Psychology that allows them to adapt to new challenges, topics and activities that may arise in the future and that guarantees a generational change on which to strengthen the sustainability of the development of research and training in this field.
Basic skillsPossess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and / or application of ideas, often in a research context
That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or little-known environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of ​​study
That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of formulating judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
That students know how to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and ultimate reasons that support them to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
That students possess the learning skills that allow them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous.ResumeSpecialties or itineraries:
This master's degree is divided into two specialties:Specialty in Work and Organization Psychology
Specialty in Legal-Forensic PsychologyThe student must compulsorily take one of the two specialties, for which they must pass 24 optional credits of their specialty module and complete a master's final project.
You can also get both specialties. In this case, you must pass 24 optional credits for each specialty and submit a master's degree final project for each of them.
Credit transfer and recognition:
Recognition of credits: consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different education for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
Credit transfer: implies that the official academic documents accrediting the successive studies for each student will include all the credits obtained in official studies previously taken, at the same or at another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official title.SaidasSpecialty in Work and Organization Psychology
The training offered in this master qualifies for the professional practice of Work Psychology, organizations and human resource management, in occupations such as:Work Psychologist.
Human Resources Technician.
Personnel Selection Technician.
Director of Compensation.
Higher Technician of Public Administration.It also trains to carry out tasks in areas such as risk prevention and ergonomics, job evaluation and the development of job relationships, occupational health and hygiene, staff evaluation, internal communication, coaching and mentoring, among others. .
Specialty in Forensic-Legal Psychology
The training offered in this Master qualifies for the professional practice of Legal and Forensic Psychology, in occupations such as:Technician / Psychologist of Penitentiary Institutions.
Technician / Psychologist of the Disability Assessment Teams.
Technician / Psychologist of the Psychosocial Teams of the Courts.
Specialist / Psychologist of the Technical Teams of Minors.
Technician / Psychologist of the Medical-Forensic Clinics.
Victim Care Specialist / Psychologist.