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Master's Degree in General Health Psychology

At the Health Sciences San Rafael-Nebrija University Center
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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:San Rafael-Nebrija Center

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
Other years:
Minimum 30 ECTS
Maximum 60 ECTS
Part-time students 1º curso:
Minimum 30 ECTS
Maximum 50 ECTS
Resto cursos:
Minimum 12 ECTS
Maximum 50 ECTS

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Duration: Two years

Teaching type: Class attendance

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

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Taught at the San Rafael-Nebrija Center

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, San Miguel – Hermanas Hospitalarias Clinic, PSYTEL, Conducta y Salud, and NB Psicología.

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The San Rafael-Nebrija Center is linked to the Hospitaller Order of San Juan de Dios, an institution historically committed to caring for people with mental health disorders.

The master's degree in General Health Psychology taught by the San Rafael-Nebrija Center offers regulated training according to current regulations that allow the Psychologist to be able to practice professionally in the field of health care and in health centers. It is an official program, taught in the class attendance modality, with a teaching load of 90 ECTS credits, of which 30 correspond to clinical internships in specialized centers and under the supervision of professionals with extensive experience.

This official program provides the knowledge and ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to psychology, providing knowledge of current regulations in the Spanish health field.

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High quality training and specialization

Internships in first-class centers

This Master's degree offers an extensive program of internships in the most prestigious health psychology centers of the Community of Madrid.

A complete program

The content of this curriculum is very varied in terms of academic subjects, offering the student a multidisciplinary education.

A professional environment

You will learn in a professional environment, with leading experts in the sector who have broad and extensive experience.

Curriculum


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


First Semester 27 ECTS

  • 3 ECTS | Fundamentals of general health psychology
  • 3 ECTS | Evaluation and diagnosis in health psychology
  • 3 ECTS | Health promotion and disease prevention
  • 3 ECTS | Intervention in health psychology
  • 3 ECTS | Training in basic skills for the general health psychologist
  • 3 ECTS | Anxiety disorders: evaluation and psychological intervention
  • 3 ECTS | Mood disorders: evaluation and psychological intervention
  • 3 ECTS | Personality disorders: evaluation and psychological intervention
  • 3 ECTS | Evaluation and psychological intervention in addictions

Second Semester 33 ECTS

  • 3 ECTS | Evaluation and intervention in couple problems and sexual dysfunctions
  • 3 ECTS | Evaluation and psychological intervention in old age
  • 3 ECTS | Child and adolescent psychological intervention
  • 3 ECTS | Family intervention and evaluation
  • 3 ECTS | Eating behavior disorders: evaluation and psychological intervention
  • 3 ECTS | Neuropsychology: evaluation and intervention
  • 3 ECTS | Psychological intervention in chronic physical illness
  • 3 ECTS | Intervention in traumatic and crisis situations
  • 3 ECTS | Advanced psychopharmacological and psychophysiological treatments applied to health problems
  • 12 ECTS | Internships 1

Third Semester 30 ECTS

  • 18 ECTS | Internships II
  • 12 ECTS | Final Research Project

Leyenda:

  • Elective (6 ECTS)
  • External Internships (30 ECTS)
  • Final Research Project (12 ECTS)

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Employability


Career Opportunities

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.


Internships

Agreements have been signed to carry out internships with the following companies:

  • Activa Psicología y Formación
  • Alcea Psicología
  • Centro de Estudios Neurológicos Varela de Seijas
  • Centro de San Juan de Dios – Ciempozuelos
  • Centros de la Orden de San Juan de Dios (Palencia, León, Mondragón, San Sebastián)
  • Clínica Nuestra Señora de La Paz
  • Fundación ANAR
  • Hermanas Hospitalarias – Línea de Rehabilitación Psicosocial
  • ILD Psicología
  • MICPSY (Madrid Institute of Contextual Psychology)
  • NB Psicología
  • Pozuelo Psicólogos
  • Psicomaster

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Job placement

Training and Employment Office (TEO)

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


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