WOP-P - Master on Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English, Spanish, Italian (book IELTS)


To prepare students to become competent professionals in the field of work, organization and human resource psychology.

This includes developing skills for:

  • Describing, evaluating, diagnosing, explaining and interpreting the main psychosocial processes involved in this discipline.
  • Planning, implementing, controlling and evaluating changes and interventions related to work, organization and human resource psychology.
  • Designing new models, strategies, methods and tools in at least one of the fields in this discipline (organization, work and human resources).
  • Conducting a research project.
  • Completing a supervised professional practice placement to develop key skills and gain experience in key roles.

Pathway 1 of the ERASMUS Mundus Masters includes the following two additional aims:

  • To provide a European framework for postgraduate training in work, organization and human resource psychology.
  • To promote student and faculty mobility in Europe.


  • Universitat Barcelona
  • Universitat València Estudi General
  • Universite Rene Descartes (ParisV)
  • Universidade de Coimbra
  • Università Degli Studi di Bologna

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Italian
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS

Academic Requirements

Admission criteria:

  • University degree in Psychology (first cycle).
  • Commitment to full-time study.
  • English Level B1, using the common European Framework of reference for languages.The main language of instruction and examination in the coordinating institution (University of Valencia) will be English
  • 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

    Tuition Fee

    Living costs for Barcelona

    • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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