PSYCHOLOGY

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 25-03-2014 (link)

In accordance with the European Diploma in Psychology – EuroPsy – of the European Federation of Psychologists ‘Associations EFPA and the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (OPP)

Admission Exams (general regime):
Biology and Geology, History or Portuguese

Places

Professional careers for students completing their undergraduate degree with a master’s degree in psychology are broad, covering public and private institutions in the sectors of health, school, education, community, organizations, business and legal (eg hospitals, health centers, clinics, schools, kindergartens, institutions for the support and development of people with disabilities, homes, day care centers, solidarity institutions, companies, municipalities, employment and vocational training centers, prisons and agencies of social reintegration).

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.

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Programs of curricular units with up-to-date scientific and technical contents and a great percentage of practical classes allow students to learn in a real context and gradually adapt to future professional life.

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Quality of facilities and logistical resources. Schedules compatible with students’ professional activities.

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

The Welcome Team, created with UFP collaborators who are mostly alumni of the university, aims to facilitate the integration of the new students.

Staff

In-person (during office hours) or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

1st Cycle – Licenciatura (BA)* Duration: 6 Semesters · ECTS: 180 ECTS

According to Dispatch no. 12239/2013 DR 2nd series no. 185 of 25 September 2013.

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

* Successful completion of all courses integrating the study plan of the 1st cycle (180 ECTS) confers the Licenciatura (BA) degree.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Zélia Teixeira

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EXCHANGE PROGRAM/STUDY ABROAD

    • University Fernando Pessoa’s students (UFP) who meet the eligibility criteria have the possibility of studying and/or doing internship periods in international mobility.

     

    • Study periods in international mobility of students are carried out in higher education institutions outside Portugal, with which UFP maintains student exchange agreements under the Erasmus + Program (in the European area) or other existing bilateral exchange agreements.

     

    • Information about mobility/exchange programs is available through the International Relations Office (link).
ALUMNI

Alumnus Miguel Santos is the Human Resources Director of the company Menina Design Group, owner of brands like Boca de Lobo and Delightfull

(PHOTO FROM “PORTUGALBRANDS.COM”)

ALUMNI

Alumnus Margarida Soliz is, since 2012, Psychologist at the Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte, I.P. - Unidade de Alcoologia do Porto

(PHOTO FROM “INSTITUTOCRIAP.COM”)

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