Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

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 Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Are you interested in helping people? The bachelor's degree in Psychology at the UAB will prepare you for a profession focused on health and its promotion, the quality of life of individuals and the solving of psychological problems in a variety of different disciplines (healthcare, education, psychosocial, human resources, etc.).

  • It offers you a complete view of the professional and research areas, both in traditional and emergining psychological fields
  • You will be able to choose from different specialisations such as clinical and health psychology, employment and organisations, psychoeducational analysis and intervention and social psychology
  • You will be able to participate in any of the wide range of work placements offered where you can complement your lectures with real cases
  • The UAB is a strong defender of internationalisation: there are several national and international universities you can choose from to spend part of your studies abroad
  • The bachelor's degree in Psychology and the master's degree in General Health Psychology is what you need to work professionally as a licensed health psychologist
  • You can also continue your studies by enrolling in one of the professionalising or research master's degree offered at our faculty

Career options

Healthcare Area (*):

  • Mental health centres for children and adolescents
  • Mental health centres for adults
  • Hospital acute care units
  • Neuropsychology
  • Palliative care
  • Social and Health Centres for chronic illnesses
  • Public healthcare agencies
  • Social services
  • Day Centres
  • Drug dependency centres
  • Social and health centres for the disabled
  • Centres for the elderly
  • Others

Other areas:

  • Human resources and work psychology
  • Counselling and psychological assessment in the field of education
  • Psychological care in prisons and social rehabilitation centres
  • Forensic psychology and expert valuation in the courts
  • Sports psychology
  • Road safety
  • Social activation
  • Attention to underprivileged groups
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Teaching and scientific research
  • Others
(*) As from 2014 only those qualified as a general health psychologist may practise in this area of the profession.


Mobility programmes

List of universities with exchange programmes

Exchanges with European universities (Erasmus+): agreements in place with 50 universities in Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom. 
Exchanges with universities in Spain (SICUE): 16 agreements in place with the universities of Bilbao, Castelló, Granada, Madrid, Oviedo, Palma de Mallorca, Salamanca, San Sebastián, Santiago de Compostela, Sevilla, Tarragona, Tenerife, València and Zaragoza.

UAB Exchange Programme with universities around the world: agreements with universities in America, Asia and Oceania.

Are you selected to study at the Faculty of Psychology as an exchange student? Check the Procedure for incoming students.

Additional exchange programme documents

Professional training


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