Master in psychology

Program presentation

The master’s in psychology organized by UEMC and CEIBA business school is designed for executives who want to expand their professional horizons and are interested in entering the field of professional psychology.

This program will provide the foundations to become proficient in industrial and organizational psychology, which is an asset for those who want to work in education, private businesses, and government. You will develop the skills necessary to better understand and evaluate cognitive human behavior by applying psychological principles. After completing this program, you will be able to help individuals and groups function more effectively across a range of work settings.

Link to the UEMC master’s in psychology webpage

RANKING
According to IVIE Ranking of the Fundacion VBVA in 2018 for employability, UEMC is:

-in the Top 20 university in Spain.

-1st in the province of Castilla y leon

-2nd private university in Spain

Contact
For any inquiry concerning the program's content and admission, please contact:
Master program coordinator

Frequently Asked Questions

Program duration

The master in psychology program lasts one and half year. The coursework takes place during the first two semesters. The research, thesis writing and defense take place during the third semester.

Admission requirements

Either:
A bachelor degree and five years of working experience
Or
A degree equivalent to a three-year of systematic learning in a recognized university and eight years of working experience

Special cases can be accepted on individual basis after decision of the admission committee.

Admission procedure

Applicants are required to provide the following material to accompany their application:
o CV
o Letters of recommendation
o Transcripts and a copy of previous degree
o A proof of payment of the application fees
o A copy of the candidate’s passport

Graduation requirements

o successfully complete all compulsory courses
o submit a research thesis (at least 20 000 words) and successfully pass the viva-voce defense before the thesis defense committee.

Learning outcomes

This program will lead you to a deeper understanding of human interactions:
1

Theory

Give a solid theoretical foundation that covers the main concepts, methodologies and theories of psychology

2

Implement

Consolidate academic knowledge that can be put into practice to solve personal, social, and organizational issues.

3

Past and present

Expose students to the historical trends in psychology and acquire key knowledge regarding new research perspectives

4

Analyse

Understand the different conceptual tools for analysis and diagnosis

5

Interpret

Enhance your ability to interpret psychological theories, analyze research results from a holistic perspective.

6

Skills

Develop fundamental interaction and treatment skills

REQUIRED COURSES

SOSC12Methodology and measurement in psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 8
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SOSC11Positive psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC10Techniques of psychological intervention

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC09Marketing psychology (consumer behavior)

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC08Social psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC03Educative psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC07Biological psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC06Cognitive psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC04Personality traits and individual differences

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC02Developmental psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC05Basic psychological process

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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SOSC01Fundamental conceptual issues in psychology

Department : SOSC
Credit : 4
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EQMD12Thesis writing and defense

Department : EQMD
Credit : 8
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