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Psychology

Recommended admission profile

Detailed description of the recommended admission profile

Having proven compliance with the PhD programme admission requirements, and taking into consideration the interdisciplinary nature of the programme, the admission requirements are as follow:

Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Bachelor's degree in Elementary education (all specialist fields), Bachelor's degree in Social education, and degrees in the fields of Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Health, Social and Legal Sciences, and Architecture and Engineering Sciences
  • Official Master's degree related to any of the following fields: Experimental Psychology, Basic Psychology, Psychology Research Methodology, Health Psychology, Health Neuroscience Psychology, Neuropsychology, Social Psychology, Psychology of Education, Evolutionary and Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Ageing
  • •This programme does not require additional courses. For admission to the PhD programme in Psychology, candidates are required to have completed during the aforementioned Master's a minimum of 10 ECTS credits related to research techniques/methods or a supervised research project
  • English B2 or equivalent level. This level assumes that students able to understand a wide range of long complex texts, as well as recognise implicit meaning; being able to express themselves fluently and spontaneously without excessive hesitation, capable of making flexible and effective use of language for social, academic and professional purposes; and produce clear, well-structured and detailed texts about issues of some complexity, showing a correct use of the mechanisms of textual organisation, coordination and cohesion
  • For foreign students from non-Spanish speaking countries, a level of B2 or equivalent is requested
  • The ability to express oneself adequately in written and spoken forms
  • The ability for multidisciplinary and teamwork in addition to personal maturity
  • Interest in the research areas of the PhD programme
  • Availability to complete the activities envisaged in the programme and, in particular, stays at other universities and research centres
  • Recipients of grants from national or international organisations, whose award is based on the candidate's CV (this is not a requirement but will be especially taken into account when evaluating applications)

Other merits which will be positively valued

  • Continuing education courses related to this specialist field
  • Work or volunteering in this field
  • Research experience in the field (participation in research projects, publications, etc.) prior to entering the PhD programme
  • Stays abroad
  • Proven knowledge in other thematic areas related to the research area, including computer tools

Additional courses

Candidates who fulfil the General Admission Requirements stated but fail to meet the recommended admission profile explained above (or do not hold the Research Aptitude or DEA), must take the additional courses described in point 3.4, for the purpose of achieving the basic methodological skills stipulated in a Master’s programme of this type. However, candidates who do not hold a Master’s degree in research but provide proof of having completed the training corresponding to such basic methodological training, will be exempt from taking additional courses.

Criteria for assessment and weighting of merits

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 Item Indicator Weighting Source
 Qualification academic record grade Average grade/coincidence with the program area  15% + 10% Academic record
Qualification academic record grade master's degree Average grade/coincidence with the program area  15% + 20% Academic record
 Research experience  Publications and projects         5%  Curriculum Vitae
 Matching of research interests with the lines of the programme Assessment by the Academic Committee        15% Work proposal. Assessment of the principal investigator of a team
Other merits
- Continuing Education
- Professional or volunteer experience
- Stays abroad

     

          5%

 

Curriculum Vitae

  Other merits

 

- Professional Objectives
- Expectations about the program
- Attitude and personal maturity
- Planned Dedication to the Program

 

 

 

             5%

 

Letter of motivation and personal interview

To have a research grant Concession / Duration and amount            10% Grant Document.

 

Recommended admission profile

Detailed description of the recommended admission profile

Having proven compliance with the PhD programme admission requirements, and taking into consideration the interdisciplinary nature of the programme, the admission requirements are as follow:

Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Bachelor's degree in Elementary education (all specialist fields), Bachelor's degree in Social education, and degrees in the fields of Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Health, Social and Legal Sciences, and Architecture and Engineering Sciences
  • Official Master's degree related to any of the following fields: Experimental Psychology, Basic Psychology, Psychology Research Methodology, Health Psychology, Health Neuroscience Psychology, Neuropsychology, Social Psychology, Psychology of Education, Evolutionary and Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Ageing
  • •This programme does not require additional courses. For admission to the PhD programme in Psychology, candidates are required to have completed during the aforementioned Master's a minimum of 10 ECTS credits related to research techniques/methods or a supervised research project
  • English B2 or equivalent level. This level assumes that students able to understand a wide range of long complex texts, as well as recognise implicit meaning; being able to express themselves fluently and spontaneously without excessive hesitation, capable of making flexible and effective use of language for social, academic and professional purposes; and produce clear, well-structured and detailed texts about issues of some complexity, showing a correct use of the mechanisms of textual organisation, coordination and cohesion
  • For foreign students from non-Spanish speaking countries, a level of B2 or equivalent is requested
  • The ability to express oneself adequately in written and spoken forms
  • The ability for multidisciplinary and teamwork in addition to personal maturity
  • Interest in the research areas of the PhD programme
  • Availability to complete the activities envisaged in the programme and, in particular, stays at other universities and research centres
  • Recipients of grants from national or international organisations, whose award is based on the candidate's CV (this is not a requirement but will be especially taken into account when evaluating applications)

Other merits which will be positively valued

  • Continuing education courses related to this specialist field
  • Work or volunteering in this field
  • Research experience in the field (participation in research projects, publications, etc.) prior to entering the PhD programme
  • Stays abroad
  • Proven knowledge in other thematic areas related to the research area, including computer tools

Additional courses

Candidates who fulfil the General Admission Requirements stated but fail to meet the recommended admission profile explained above (or do not hold the Research Aptitude or DEA), must take the additional courses described in point 3.4, for the purpose of achieving the basic methodological skills stipulated in a Master’s programme of this type. However, candidates who do not hold a Master’s degree in research but provide proof of having completed the training corresponding to such basic methodological training, will be exempt from taking additional courses.

Criteria for assessment and weighting of merits

tabla
 Item Indicator Weighting Source
 Qualification academic record grade Average grade/coincidence with the program area  15% + 10% Academic record
Qualification academic record grade master's degree Average grade/coincidence with the program area  15% + 20% Academic record
 Research experience  Publications and projects         5%  Curriculum Vitae
 Matching of research interests with the lines of the programme Assessment by the Academic Committee        15% Work proposal. Assessment of the principal investigator of a team
Other merits
- Continuing Education
- Professional or volunteer experience
- Stays abroad

     

          5%

 

Curriculum Vitae

  Other merits

 

- Professional Objectives
- Expectations about the program
- Attitude and personal maturity
- Planned Dedication to the Program

 

 

 

             5%

 

Letter of motivation and personal interview

To have a research grant Concession / Duration and amount            10% Grant Document.