Application deadline: 30 April
Tuition fee:
  • € 700 / Year (EEA)
  • € 700 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
  • French
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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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.

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Programme outline

Tableau cf brochure Etudier la psychologie et les sciences de l'éducation à l'UNIGE

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.


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.


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

Ms Martine Pasquali-Bacchetta

T. +41 (0)22 379 90 18

Ms Anne Dia

T. +41 (0)22 379 90 17

Academic advisor:

Ms Pascale Pasche-Provini

T. +41 (0)22 379 90 11


Level of French required

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

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.

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