Master Program in Psychology in Portugal

Find Masters Programs in Psychology in Portugal 2017/2018

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Psychology is the study of the human mind. Psychologists work in hospitals, clinics and mental health facilities as well as at academic institutions as teachers or researchers. Psychologist can work in dozens of other industries, as knowledge of human behavior is in demand everywhere.

Portugal is one of the warmest European countries. University programs are very affordable. In fact Portugal has one of the lowest living costs for students. Enjoy the the great beaches in Algarve or the old wings of history in the capital city of Lisbon.

Top Master Programs in Psychology in Portugal 2017/2018

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Master in Clinical Psychology and Counselling

Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

Presently, the educational offer focuses on the field of psychology in the 1st cycle (Bachelor Degree in Psychology), 2nd cycle (Master Degree in Clinical Psychology and Counselling) and 3rd cycle (despite being discontinued, students are still at the stage of submitting their theses prior to viva voce examinations). [+]

Best Masters in Psychology in Portugal 2017/2018. The Department has been conducting its activities within the Humanities since 2001 through the Training and Research Units in the areas of Psychology and Sociology. Presently, the educational offer focuses on the field of psychology in the 1st cycle (Bachelor Degree in Psychology), 2nd cycle (Master Degree in Clinical Psychology and Counselling) and 3rd cycle (despite being discontinued, students are still at the stage of submitting their theses prior to viva voce examinations). As the University is a place for the transmission and production of knowledge sustained in research, the Psychology Department created the Psychology Research Centre - CIP (evaluated as "good” by the FCT, allowing its accreditation with funding), whose research strand is Psychosocial Vulnerability and Unstable Contexts. It has several projects in progress and publishes the reviewed journal Psyche since 2005. From a pedagogical point of view, the PD offers experiential and participatory learning, in line with the directives of Bologna, encouraging students to develop a proactive attitude to their learning process. This concern for consistent and practical training is supported by practical sessions in a hospital setting and through observation of consultations at the Psychology and Logopedia University Centre. Students are actively encouraged to attend classes to acquire and consolidate knowledge and, as much as possible, the department offers personalized support. To this end, our faculty is composed of staff who have been with us for quite a while and have vast teaching experience in the area (the vast majority... [-]

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 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 2017/2018. 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. [-]