M.Sc. Psychology

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • French
Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
<div> <p> The Master of Science in Psychology is the second level of basic training in psychology. It aims to impart advanced knowledge in certain specific areas of psychology.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p>

Description of Psychology

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Master´s programme / Master of Science in Psychology

The Master in Psychology allows students to choose different concentrations and explore two dimensions of psychology from amongst emotions and affective processes, applications of psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive processes, all aspects of development, as well as social interactions and their impact on individual and group dynamics.

Available options:

  • Affective psychology
  • Applied psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Social psychology.

Academic calendar

Programme outline

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M.Sc. in Psychology

Concentration A courses, 30 credits

Concentration B courses, 30 credits

Methodological courses, 9 credits

Electives, 21 credits

Symposium and dissertation (related to concentration A or B), 30 credits

Students have the option of doing one or two work placements during the programme.

Mobility

Students may go on exchange regardless of how many credits they have completed at the Faculty. Students may earn up to 60 credits while on exchange for one or two semesters.

Career opportunities

A Master in Psychology leads to a number of opportunities in a variety of fields, such as child, adolescent or adult clinical psychology, neuropsychology, health-care, research, education, prevention, training, communications, gerontology, human resource management, guidance and career counselling.

Contacts

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences: Uni Mail, 40 bd du Pont d´Arve, CH-1211 Genève 4

Psychology section

Student affairs:

Ms Catherine Ona

T. +41 (0)22 379 90 19

Catherine.ona@unige.ch

Ms Martine Pasquali-Bacchetta

T. +41 (0)22 379 90 18

Martine.Pasquali@unige.ch

Ms Anne Dia

T. +41 (0)22 379 90 17

Anne.dia@unige.ch

Academic advisor:

Ms Pascale Pasche-Provini

T. +41 (0)22 379 90 11

Pascale.Pasche-Provini@unige.ch

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 30 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 700 Year (EEA)
500 CHF / semester During the online application process, applicants with a foreign degree will be charged an administrative fee of 65 CHF, to be deducted from the first-semester tuition fees.
Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS

4 semesters (max. 6 semesters), 120 ECTS credits

Concentration A courses, 30 credits

Concentration B courses, 30 credits

Methodological courses, 9 credits

Electives, 21 credits

Symposium and dissertation (related to concentration A or B), 30 credits

Students have the option of doing one or two work placements during the programme.

Passive knowledge of English is recommended

Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • French
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Requirements for Psychology

Level of French required

Eliminatory general test for non-Francophones with the exception of the following cases:

www.unige.ch/frenchexam

Admission criteria

A Bachelor in Psychology or an equivalent degree. In some cases, additional courses may be necessary to fulfil the requirements of a given concentration. They may be taken before or concurrently with Master-level courses, according to the file.

Work Experience for Psychology

No work experience is required.

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