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Student profile:According to the Agreement of May 31, 2013 of the CM, BOE of June 4, for accessing this Master's Degree, it will be required to hold a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the branch of Health Sciences, or a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology together with, where appropriate, complementary training that guarantees that the interested party has obtained, at least, 90 ECTS credits specifically in the health sector.
Graduate profile:Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, with a professional Master's degree that allows the student to practice as a health psychologist.
Official Degree:Master's Degree in General Health Psychology
Center responsible:School of Life and Nature Sciences
Branch of knowledge: Health Sciences
Places offered: 35
Academic year in which it was implemented: 2015-2016
Total Credits:90 credits.
. Minimum and maximum number of ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year:
Full-time students 1st year:
Minimum 60 ECTS
Maximum 60 ECTS
Minimum 30 ECTS
Maximum 60 ECTS
Part-time students 1º curso:
Minimum 30 ECTS
Maximum 50 ECTS
Minimum 12 ECTS
Maximum 50 ECTS
Duration: Two years
Teaching type: Class attendance
Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation. Common procedures for carrying out the Final Research Project
Official Master's Program in General Health Psychology, whose teaching load is 90 ECTS credits, of which 30 ECTS credits correspond to clinical internships in specialized centers and under the supervision of professionals with extensive experience.
All students carry out professional internships in some of the best companies and institutions in the sector, such as Activa Psicología y Formación, Alcea Psicología, Clínica Nuestra Señora de la Paz, PSYTEL, Centros de la Orden de San Juan de Dios and NB Psicología.
This Master's degree offers an extensive program of internships in the most prestigious health psychology centers of the Community of Madrid.
The content of this curriculum is very varied in terms of academic subjects, offering the student a multidisciplinary education.
You will learn in a professional environment, with leading experts in the sector who have broad and extensive experience.
BOE No. 66, of March 18, 2015
All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 90 credits
With the education of the Master's Degree in General Health Psychology, the graduate is guaranteed to obtain the following basic, general and specific competences.
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* Calendar subject to possible modifications on holidays depending on the work calendar published by the Autonomous Community of Madrid for 2023.
According to the provisions of article 16 of RD 1393/2007, modified by RD 861/2010, students who meet any of the following conditions may access these studies:
For the proposed master's degree, as established in the Agreement of May 31, 2013 of the CM, BOE of June 4, in order to access to this Master's degree it will be necessary to hold a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in the branch of Health Sciences or a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology along with, where appropriate, complementary training that ensures that the interested party has obtained, at least, 90 ECTS credits of a specific health nature.
The admission process to the Master's degree begins by sending by post or courier to the Postgraduate Admissions Section the following documentation:
With regard to the admission of new students, the academic record of the applicant will be assessed, that is, the arithmetic mean of the grades obtained in the Bachelor's Degree in Psychology will be evaluated first, as well as the completion of postgraduate training related to the Master's degree, in addition to work (or internships) related to the Master's degree; giving preference, in case of having more applications than places, to those who had some professional experience in this field and to the best records, in that order; although insofar as the number of applications allows it, they will be admitted depending on whether they confirm their reservation of place. In all cases the candidates must comply with the conditions of order ECD/1070/2013, as previously indicated.
For the allocation of places, an Admission Committee would be constituted, composed of the Center's Director, the Admissions Coordinator of the Center and the Director of the Master's degree, who will assess the applicants and meet as often as necessary (the applicants will be informed of this when submitting their documentation) and, at least once a month, to resolve the applications.
Once the admission is announced, the candidates must make the reservation of their place. This economic pre-enrollment guarantees the candidate's place in the University.
Pre-enrolled candidates who wish to formalize their academic enrollment in the University must, within the indicated periods, complete the following steps:
The regulation of psychology in the health field has made the existence of a regulated university education through Master's programs a necessity. Since the approval and publication of the General Law of Public Health, the General Health Psychologist is legally recognized as a Healthcare Professional, and professional competences are established in the area of health that are specifically reserved for him/her.
The degree of General Health Psychologist is obtained after passing the Bachelor's or Undergraduate degree in Psychology and the complementary realization of the official Master's degree in General Health Psychology.
The Master's degree in General Health Psychology aims to give career opportunities to people who hold the Undergraduate degree of Bachelor's degree in Psychology and want to practice professionally in the health field.
Agreements have been signed to carry out internships with the following companies:
The Training and Employment Office (OFE) carries out a satisfaction survey for graduates with the academic training received, as well as their job placement. Below are the data referring to the satisfaction of the Master's Degree in General Health Psychology:
Job placement survey and evaluation of the postgraduate training received. Report of Results of Job Placement Survey