The master?s in psychology follows the first cycle of training and aims to: a) Deepen the knowledge in the scientific area of Psychology; b) The development of competences of evaluation, analysis, and psychological intervention; c) The development of personal and interpersonal skills indispensable for the professional exercise. This second cycle lasts for two academic years, and includes, in the second year, the completion of a curricular internship and a dissertation. Thus, and in accordance with the EuroPsy (European Certificate in Psychology), which regulates and recognizes the training of psychologists in Europe, this 2nd cycle completes the training obtained in the first cycle, and is a context of scientific, professional, and personal development that allows the construction of knowledge and skills required for work and research in the field of Psychology.
The master?s in psychology of the University of Évora has three areas: Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, and Social, Work and Organizational Psychology.
School of Social Sciences
4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (108 required and 12 optional in curricular units)
Where can psychologists work? After completion of the professional internship and certification by the Order of Portuguese Psychologists, psychologists may work in public or private Services, Institutions and Organizations that enable psychological intervention promoting the development and well-being of individuals, groups, and Organizations: Health (hospitals, health centers, emergency services, etc.); Education, Training and Research (schools, special education institutions, vocational training services, teaching and research, etc.); Support and Social Solidarity (nursing homes, associations of social and community intervention, non-governmental organizations, environmental organizations, etc.); Justice and Social Reintegration (courts, prisons, shelters, etc.); Business organizations, public administration, local authorities? organizations; Private practice.
Specific Entry Requirements
Licenciado degree (1st cycle) or legal equivalent, in the scientific area of Psychology.
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