To prepare students to become competent professionals in the field of work, organization and human resource psychology.
This includes developing skills for:
Pathway 1 of the ERASMUS Mundus Masters includes the following two additional aims:
The Masters develops the following four skill groups:
Specific skills profile
The Masters develops the following four skill groups:
The design of the Master follows two general principles.
First, the Consortium has developed a training structure that is shared by all the partners, with a total workload of 120 ECTS credits in two years (60 ECTS credits per year).
Secondly, the Programme permits flexibility enough in the design of specific courses to better profit the strengths and peculiarities of each partner. Thus, the Master defines a shared model of training while respecting the diversity within the different Universities of the Consortium.
According to the ENOP Model, the main areas considered in the Master are Work (W), Organizational (O), and Personnel (P) Psychology. In each of these areas the Master Programme aims to develop two types of knowledge and skills: "explanatory" and "intervention". "Explanatory" refers to theory devoted to the explanation of human behaviour and its context and to diagnostic skills in work, organization, and personnel fields.
Explanatory knowledge and skills prepare the student to describe, assess, diagnose, explain, and interpret the main phenomena and psychosocial processes in the areas of work, organizations, and personnel. "Intervention" refers to change and design theory and intervention skills in work, organizational, and personnel fields. Intervention theory and skills prepare the student to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate changes and interventions in order to improve behaviours, situations, and psychosocial processes in the fields of work, organizations, and personnel. This type of knowledge and skill also prepare to design new models, strategies, methods, and tools.
The Consortium has developed a system of equivalences and validation between the courses and training activities taught in every partner institution of the Consortium to fulfil each of the aforementioned blocks.
Master Programme structure in each of the members of the consortium.
The Master programme will be implemented in all Universities of the consortium. In order to achieve an integrated Master Programme, there is a common structure and a clear system of equivalence.
On the one hand, all blocks are taught in every University of the consortium. It is important to notice that the same curriculum will be taught in the Universities of Valencia, Barcelona and Coimbra. The University of Bologna and the University of Paris 5 will teach the same blocks but with slightly different courses. However, there is a clear and perfectly defined equivalence system.
The courses in the same file (blocks 1-9, 11) are equivalents. In this way, when a student passes a course in a University, this course is automatically recognized in the other Universities of the consortium.
On the other hand, there are common blocks in the curriculum: the joint intensive learning units (winter schools) (block 10), the research and master thesis (block 12), the professional stage (block 13), and the professional report (block 14). So, they will be the same in every member of the consortium.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
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Admission/selection criteria and evaluation of applicant's academic and other merits
Fluency in Spanish
*The master can be studied in English at the University of Valencia were it will be the language of instruction and examination
**To study in any of the other Universities in the consortium it is required fluency in the national language (Spanish, French, Italian, or Portuguese).The main language of instruction and examination
For pathway 1 of the ERASMUS Mundus Masters, knowledge of more than one of the languages in the Consortium.
Specific admission requirements
Candidates should be graduates in Psychology, with a satisfactory level of English, and willing to study full-time.
For next academic year 2012-2013 there is a new call for scholarships for students and scholars (teachers) from all over the world aiming to study/teach at the Master in Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology (WOP-P). Call for application for students is open from 15th November 2011 to 1stJanuary 2012.Call for application for scholars (teachers) is open from15th November 2010 to 30th September 2012.
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