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Bachelor degree in Psychology

Innovative and specialized program in the center of Madrid

Conference by Iván Eguzquiza Solis, head of psychology at the Sleep Research Institute
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Student profile: Those interested in studying and earning a Degree in Psychology from Nebrija University should be interested in issues related to well-being and quality of life, ethical and social commitment and have a scientific inclination, as well as an inclination towards cultural knowledge in general, an adequate capacity for oral and written expression, as well as a concern to know and investigate various subjects and acquire competences related to their comprehension, interpretation and professional projection, such as: ability to work in a team, readiness for management, communicative and interpersonal skills, critical sense, autonomy, curiosity, public speaking skills, stress tolerance, initiative, creativity, among other skills.

Graduate profile The graduate in this Psychology degree can work in his own practice, or in any institution or company that require psychologists among its collaborators.

Official Degree:Bachelor degree in Psychology

Academic year in which it was implemented: 2017 – 2018

Total Credits:240 credits.
. Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 90 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Branch of knowledge: Health Sciences

Center responsible:School of Social Sciences

Languages: This degree is taught in Spanish and English.

Openings available: 45

Type of Education: Classroom attendance

Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation.

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The bachelor degree in psychology has four concentrations that cover most of the working fields of psychology

The Undergraduate Degree in Psychology has 18 ECTS credits of internships, placing Nebrija University at the head of educational institutions that offer extensive practical training. The program includes specialized training in over a dozen different areas (clinical, health, neuropsychology, drug dependency, educational and social).

In addition, all courses of the Undergraduate Degree in Psychology at Nebrija University are taught in classrooms with a maximum of 35 students, which together with the numerous extra-curricular activities, such as lectures, seminars or meetings with professionals in the sector, confer high employability to the degree.

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The Undergraduate Degree in Psychology of Nebrija University has the objective of training, at a general and non-specialized level, professionals with the necessary scientific knowledge to understand, interpret, analyze and explain human behavior, and with the basic skills and abilities to evaluate and intervene in the individual and social field throughout the life cycle, in order to promote and improve health and quality of life. All this from the commitment with the ethical and deontological principles of the profession of psychologist.

The Undergraduate Degree in Psychology develops the basic professional competencies of the psychologist, except in the fields in which official higher-level qualifications establish specific competences or regulated specialties.

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International Urban Campus

In the center of Madrid

Very few educational institutions that teach the Undergraduate Degree in Psychology are located in the center of Madrid. Nebrija University has its main campus on the street Santa Cruz de Marcenado, next to Metro Argüelles.

Continuous education

Nebrija University offers its students the possibility of completing, at the end of their undergraduate studies, the Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology and obtaining a more complete and specialized training for the Internal Resident Psychologist (PIR) exam.

Official College of Psychologists of Madrid

Nebrija University and the Official College of Psychologists of Madrid have signed the agreement "University + Professional College = More Psychology". This project aims to develop a broad program of collaboration with activities and generating synergies between the academic and professional world.

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If we are all different, why do we study the same thing?

Diploma in English Professional Skills

Nebrija University, which is strongly committed to languages and quality, provides the student with an academic certification in English, a suitable complement to obtain the B2 and C1 levels.

Subjects in Professional Competencies

Promotion of competencies oriented to employability, management skills, coaching, personal branding and any other topic related to professional and social development, which may be chosen by the student to enrich their personal and professional training.

The University puts within the students' reach a total of three subjects to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become a competent professional within the demands of the current labor market.


The student must complete 240 credits

First year ECTS

  • First Semester ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Introduction to Statistics in Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Biological Basis of Behavior
  • 6 ECTS | Learning
  • 6 ECTS | Social psychology
  • 6 ECTS | History of English or Spanish Psychology inglés o español

  • Second Semester ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Personality and Individual Differences
  • 6 ECTS | Developmental Psychology I
  • 6 ECTS | Psychometry
  • 6 ECTS | Attention, Perception and Memory
  • 6 ECTS | Motivation and Emotion

Second year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Data Analysis in Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Psychology of Groups
  • 6 ECTS | Developmental Psychology II
  • 6 ECTS | Neuropsychology
  • 6 ECTS | Psychology of the Company and the Organizations

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Psychopathology I
  • 6 ECTS | Psychological Evaluation and Diagnosis I
  • 6 ECTS | Research Designs in Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Physiological Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Ethology

Third year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Psychopathology II
  • 6 ECTS | Psychological Evaluation and Diagnosis II
  • 6 ECTS | Psychology of Language
  • 6 ECTS | Intervention and Psychological Treatments I
  • 6 ECTS | Techniques and Therapeutic Abilities

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Health Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Psychogerontology
  • 6 ECTS | Educational psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Intervention and Psychological Treatments II
  • 6 ECTS | Legal and Forensic Psychology

Fourth year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 28 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Sexual and Couple Therapy
  • 6 ECTS | Ethics and Professional Deontology
  • 6 ECTS | English for Psychologists
  • 6 ECTS | Elective 1 / Elective 2 / Elective 3

  • Second Semester 32 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Elective 4 / Elective 5
  • 6 ECTS | Internship
  • 6 ECTS | Trabajo de Fin de Grado


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Diploma in English Professional Skills

Diploma de Capacidad Profesional en Inglés


  • inglés Obligatoria en inglés
  • bilingüe English or Spanish, choose between English / Spanish
  • Basic Education (60 ECTS)
  • Compulsory (130 ECTS)
  • Electives (30 ECTS)
  • Internships (12 ECTS)
  • End of Degree Project (8 ECTS)

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El Departamento de Programas Internacionales de laNebrija University realiza un constante esfuerzo de seguimiento de los acuerdos con las más prestigiosas universidades. Los alumnos pueden cursar estudios en una de las siguientes universidades extranjeras:

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NOTA: Las universidades de destino, ofrecidas por titulación, pueden variar según el Programa de Movilidad Internacional. Para obtener información más actualizada los alumnos pueden consultar la información online en el Programa de Movilidad Internacional.

Varias universidades tienen requisitos académicos o lingüísticos especiales. Para más información, consulta al Departamento de Programas Internacionales.


Career Opportunities

  • Psychologist Specialist in Clinical Psychology.
  • General Sanitary Psychologist.
  • Neuropsychology.
  • Psychology of drug addiction.
  • Psychology and aging.
  • Psychological intervention in emergencies and catastrophes.
  • Educational psychology in educational institutions.
  • Psychology of Social Intervention.
  • Psychology of Work, Organizations and Human Resources.
  • Psychology of consumption, advertising and marketing.
  • Legal psychology.
  • Psychology of Physical Activity and Sports.
  • Psychology of Traffic and Security.
  • Environmental psychology.
  • Coaching. Advisor or personal consultant.
  • Research. In research and teaching centers.

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Development of Professional Skills

The Bologna Declaration formalized the principles on which the European Higher Education Area should be based: quality, mobility, diversity, competitiveness and employment growth.

From this, Nebrija stands as an academic model of reference, educating students with excellent individual behavior, interaction with their environment and motivated by and for constant and continuous training. The Nebrija Institute of Professional Skills works every day to achieve the differentiation of our students through the development of attitudes and skills.

The main objective is for students to achieve the best of themselves through the development and empowerment of their personal skills and resources through personal self-knowledge.

In addition, some of the professional skills that are worked on within the three seminars are those related to interpersonal skills and active communication skills and negotiation, indispensable for our students to know how to transmit ideas, to argue them, to provide information and opinions in an adequate, clear and convincing way.

Within what will be their work performance, other aspects such as teamwork, conflict resolution and project management ability will be worked on.

In the third block, skills worked on are those aimed at increasing the student's employability. They will work with tools and techniques for job searching, and perform tasks that achieve in the student a greater use of their personal skills.

For all this we have currently active experts in selection of people, professionals dedicated to personal and professional training and professionals dedicated to the world of communication and the arts.

In this way, and in a complementary way to his/her specific training, we help the student create a differentiating pattern in the social and business environment in which he/she will be immersed when he/she finishes his/her studies.

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