A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Students who are studying clinical psychology can choose to focus on a particular concentration. Some of the common areas for specialization are clinical neuropsychology, traumatic stress, substance abuse counseling, primary care psychology, child and adolescent psychology, and advanced psychotherapy.
There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.
View all Master Programs in Clinical Psychology in Europe 2018
The courses aims to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. [+]
The courses aim to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. The course provides:Instruction on the theories, methods, techniques, and dynamics of clinical psychology including its evolutionary and social components and epistemological foundations; Training in the main types of clinical therapies directed towards individuals, couples, families, groups, and organizations; Comprehensive grounding in operational tools that distinguish each type of therapy and a knowledge of the issues and ethics involved in the work of a clinical psychologist; The ability to work in the field providing evaluations, diagnosis, preliminary overviews, and consultancy; The ability to assess the quality and efficiency of previous evaluations of a patient; A written and oral proficiency in English or another EU language apart from Italian. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES ... [-]
The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples, and families but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions, and non-profit organizations. [+]
The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples, and families but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions, and non-profit organizations.
Aside from lectures, courses are characterized by active learning through exercises, role plays, and group work. Students will be given the tools to work in macro-social contexts, to promote a satisfactory balance between the needs of individual empowerment and business objectives, taking into account the sustainable development of business in both national and international contexts.... [-]
In a small scale teaching setting, students at the Research Master’s in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology will learn about the etiology, the development and course of psychopathology and cutting-edge psychologically informed methods for its prevention and treatment. [+]
Master in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology (Research)
In a small scale teaching setting, students at the Research Master’s in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology will learn about the etiology, the development and course of psychopathology and cutting-edge psychologically informed methods for its prevention and treatment. The best researchers in this field will present high-quality teaching on the newest insights on the relation between mental health, biological endowments and environmental resources, the neuropsychological substrate and human relationships, and adaptive and maladaptive developmental pathways.
The program in a nutshell
The Departments of Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Special Education of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offer talented and motivated students a challenging educational program; a unique, two-year Research Master in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology.Features of the curriculum include:... [-]
This program psychologists who are pursuing the Master's Degree in Health General Psychology, as well as other psychologists or physicians who wish to obtain a specialization in humanistic psychotherapy in their work contexts, interested in a deeper understanding of human beings and their addresses being in the world. [+]
As a result of the regulation of the profession of Psychologist General Health, students who wish to practice psychology in health or clinical setting should take the professionalizing Master (MPGS) or specialize by way of Psychologist Specialist in Clinical Psychology (PIR ). Both routes offer a complete and extensive training on general issues of the profession of clinical or health psychologist, but many students also want a deeper specialization in models of humanistic psychotherapy. Moreover, Focused Psychotherapy Emotion is currently the head of humanistic psychotherapy internationally recognized. Therefore, the program is designed in line with the 3 levels of training provided by the team Lelsie Greenberg at York University Psychology Clinic, so that the basis for an internationally recognized training are based.... [-]