PSYCHOLOGY

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 25-03-2014(PDF);
According to the European Diploma in Psychology – Europsy –, of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations EFPA, and the Portuguese Order of Psychologists (OPP)

Admission Exams
History or Portuguese.

The first cycle studies aims to provide basic evaluation and intervention skills in Psychology. By the end of this study level the student is expected to show basic skills, namely instrumental abilities (e.g., giving feedback and producing reports), interpersonal abilities (e.g., team work; criticism ability and self-criticism) and systemic abilities (e.g., adjustment to new situations, ability to produce new ideas; ability to study and learn highly autonomously).

WHY CHOOSE PSYCHOLOGY AT UFP?

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Our teachers keep close and supportive throughout your course.

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Highly qualified, differentiated and experienced faculty, nationally and internationally recognized using innovative teaching methods.

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Updated scientific and technical contents, and a large percentage of practical classes, allow you to learn in real context and to a gradually adapt to your future professional life.

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Quality of facilities.

YOUR SUPPORT TEAM

Educational success is achieved through teamwork. During your application process, and whenever you need it, you will have the support and advice of a team of professionals.

Professors

In addition to being academically qualified, our teaching staff is known to be very open and available. They will be here for you!

Welcome Team

Our Welcome Team is able to find answers to such varied questions as “Where can I find accommodation?” or “What metro line do I take to visit the historic center of Porto?

Staff

In-person or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

Degree: 1st Cycle Degree * · Duration: 6 Semesters · ECTS: 180 ECTS

According to: Registration R / B-AD-302/2006, DR Series 2 nr. 117 of June 20, 2006; Dispatch no. 18219/2006, DR 2nd series no. 172, of 06 September 2006; Amended with Order no. 12239/2013, DR 2nd series no. 185, of 25 September.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
History and Epistemology of Psychology
6
Psychobiology and Psychophysiology
6
Psychology of the Development of the Child and the Adolescent
6
Introduction to Social Sciences
6
English I
3
Portuguese Constitution and the European Union
3
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Psychology of the Development of the Adult and the Elderly
6
Differential and Personality Psychology
6
Research Methods in Psychology
6
Statistics Applied to Psychology
6
Communication Grammar
3
English II
3
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Cognitive Psychology I: Perception, Learning and Memory
6
Psychology of Motivation and Emotions
6
Psychopathology of Child and Adolescent
6
Social Psychology
6
Neuropsychology
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Cognitive Psychology II: Language and Cognition
6
Psychopathology of Adult and Elderly
6
Psychometrics
6
Experimental Psychology
6
Optional I(a)
6

(a) To choose between Psychology of Deviant Behavior | Foreign Language.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Psychological Assessment of the Child and the Adolescent
6
Models and Methods in Psychological Intervention I
6
Psychology of Education
6
Clinical and health psychology
6
Optional II(b)
6

(b) To choose between Positive Psychology | Sports Psychology.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Psychological Assessment of the Adult and the Elderly
6
Models and Methods in Psychological Intervention II
6
Psychology of Work and Organizations
6
Legal Psychology
6
Ethics and Deontology in Psychology
6

* The successful conclusion of all of the curricular units of the study plan of the 1st Cycle (180 ECTS) confers the degree of BA in Psychology and grants access to the 2nd Cycle (120 ECTS), that grants the degree of Master (in one of the following specialization areas: Clinical and Health Psychology or Justice Psychology: Victims of Violence and Crime), necessary to independently work as Psychologist.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Zélia Teixeira

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ADMISSION CALENDAR

1.ª PHASE

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 3 APR. – 11 AUG. 2017
APPLICATION RESULTS: 17 AUG. 2017
REGISTRATION: 17 AUG. – 11 SEPT. 2017

2.ª PHASE (FOR POSSIBLE REMAINING VACANCIES)

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 12 – 19 SEPT. 2017
APPLICATION RESULTS: 20 SEPT. 2017
REGISTRATION: 21 – 25 SEPT. 2017

BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

ORIENTATION WEEK (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS): 11 – 15 SEPT. 2017
BEGINNING OF THE 1ST SEMESTER CLASSES: 18 SEPT. 2017

* Note: Non European Union Nationals that live abroad and obtain their Student Visa belatedly can register at UFP until the 31st of October 2017, latest. It is up to the applicant to catch up with the classes lectured until the registration.

VISIT THE CAMPUS

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SERVICES AND SUPPORT STRUCTURES

ACADEMIC LIFE

  • Student Union
  • University Sports
  • Student Groups
  • Tunas (students’ orchestra / band)

HEALTH

  • Health and Leisure Academy (fitness, bodybuilding and group lessons with professional staff)
  • Pedagogical Clinics (Physiotherapy, Dental Medicine and Speech Therapy)
  • Counselling and Psychology
  • Hospital of the University Fernando Pessoa
    (Access to different services under special conditions)
  • Ambulatory Oral and Public Health Project

SUPPORT STRUCTURES

  • Support for applications for scholarships from the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES/DSAE)
  • Bars and Cantina
  • Libraries and Study Rooms
  • Internships and Careers Office
  • Laboratories Equipped according to Labor Market Standards
  • Distance learning platform
  • Students’ ombudsman
  • Personalized students’ office
ALUMNI

Alumum Miguel Santos is Director of Human Resources at Menina Design Group, owner of brands such as Boca do Lobo and Delightfull.

(PHOTO FROM “PORTUGALBRANDS.COM”)

ALUMNI

Alumna Margarida Soliz is, since 2012, Psychologist at the North Regional Health Administration, I.P. –Porto Unit of Alcohology.

(PHOTO FROM “INSTITUTOCRIAP.COM”)

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