Masters in Psychology in Switzerland

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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 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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Master of Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication

Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Switzerland Lugano

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Institute of Communication and Health of Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a new joint Master’s programme through training in cognitive psychology, neuroscience and communication. [+]

Best Masters in Psychology in Switzerland 2018. Study the Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication Master's program at UNISR The Master of Science in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Institute of Communication and Health of Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a new joint Master’s program through training in cognitive psychology, neuroscience and communication. Focus of the Program The program focuses on the intersection between the theoretical bases of cognitive psychology and those of communication applied to the context of health. Students who choose this specialization will get a strong biological, methodological and statistical training, acquiring also knowledge in management. Graduate with an advanced specialization The specialization will familiarize students with the latest research and practice in cognitive psychology and provide a modern preparation to lead and influence change in health in today’s diverse communities. The program is designed to train students who will understand the causes of health-related behaviors and who will also be able to design new and effective interventions to prevent disease and promote health. The entire program takes advantage of synergies and complementarities between the two Universities, USI and UniSR, and offers excellent competences in teaching and research. This course offers a high degree of innovation thanks also to the advanced technologies available on site in the two universities. [-]

MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its [+]

10% Early bird discount granted on first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2015. The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients. Viewing research and practice as interdependent and mutually supporting, the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is based on the scientist-practitioner training model. The program is committed both (1) to preparing counseling psychologists for advanced doctoral studies in psychology and (2) to providing training and experience that prepare students for practice. Its goal is to train psychologists who have a sound knowledge of the bases of counseling and psychotherapy. Adopting a multicultural perspective, the program also emphasizes the importance of multicultural competence in both research and practice. The MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology is ONLY available at the Webster University Vienna and Leiden campuses. To qualify as a professional psychologist or psychotherapist, a student may be required to complete additional education and licensure proceedings, depending on the national requirements of the country in which he/she wishes to... [-]

Master in Psychology

University of Neuchâtel
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Neuchâtel

Acquiring an education and training in work and organizational psychology so as to understand and deal with various phenomena such as human interactions in the work place, effects of work-related factors on employees, and the attitudes and behaviors of individuals towards the organization. [+]

Best Masters in Psychology in Switzerland 2018. Master in Psychology Master of Science in Psychology, Option in Work and Organizational Psychology Objectives Acquiring an education and training in work and organizational psychology so as to understand and deal with various phenomena such as human interactions in the work place, effects of work-related factors on employees, and the attitudes and behaviors of individuals towards the organization. The curriculum is based on critical thinking and the mastery of appropriate methods of analysis. Specific Assets High interactivity and the application of the most advanced didactic criteria Work in small groups and personalized tutoring Availability of the Professors Valuation of individual contributions Strong link between research and practice Possibilities to participate to international research collaborations Structure of the programme The education and training in work and organizational psychology consist of theoretical teachings, seminars, projects and other individual assignments: an internship and the writing of a Master’s thesis. Optional courses in different disciplines related to organizations (law, management, economics, career guidance) and methodological teachings complete the curriculum. This education and training programme focuses on psychological phenomena in relation to the work place through the study of three domains: Personnel psychology: the focus is on the relation between individuals and the organization, from the starting point of the selection process to the ending phase characterizing the relation between the individual and the organization. The important aspects are: recruitment, selection, career development, work performance, criteria used for evaluating appreciation, and equality of treatment. Work psychology: focuses on... [-]

Master in Psychology

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Psychology is a second-cycle programme that allows students to gain in-depth knowledge of specific fields in psychology. Students can choose from four different study plans. For each study plan, students are required to select one or two specializations out of the six specializations offered by the Faculty: affective psychology, applied psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology and social psychology. [+]

Master en Psychologie Le Master en Psychologie constitue la seconde partie de la formation de base. Il a pour but de faire acquérir des connaissances approfondies dans certains domaines spécifiques de la psychologie. La structure des études prévoit quatre plans d’études pour le titre de Master en psychologie. L’étudiant choisit un de ces plans d’études parmi ces quatre, ce qui implique le choix d’une ou deux orientations parmi les six proposées: psychologie affective, psychologie appliquée, psychologie clinique, psychologie cognitive, psychologie développementale et psychologie sociale. Les quatres plans d'études sont les suivantes: PSYCHOLOGIE CLINIQUE INTÉGRATIVE Ce plan d’études comprend obligatoirement l’orientation clinique et une seconde orientation fondamentale à choix (affective, cognitive, développementale ou sociale) PSYCHOLOGIE APPLIQUÉE Ce plan d’études comprend obligatoirement l’orientation appliquée et une seconde orientation fondamentale à choix (affective, cognitive, développementale ou sociale) PSYCHOLOGIE FONDAMENTALE Ce plan d’études comprend deux orientations fondamentales à choix (affective, cognitive, développementale ou sociale) RECHERCHE APPRONFONDIE EN PSYCHOLOGIE Ce plan d’études comprend deux orientations fondamentales à choix (affective, cognitive, développementale ou sociale) Un nouveau plan d’études sera proposé dès la rentrée de septembre 2017. Il traitera des approches psycho-éducatives et situations de handicap. L’information sera disponible sur le site dans le courant de l’année académique 2016-2017. Les trois premiers plans comprennent un module de stage de 15 crédits, qui inclut des stages de terrain dans une institution, stages de recherche dans un laboratoire, mais également des ateliers d’intégration théorique et pratique. Le quatrième plan d’études (Recherche approfondie en psychologie) ne contient pas de module... [-]