University Master's Degree in Educational Psychology

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Admission Official Master's Degree in Educational Psychology

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Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

Candidates must hold an official Spanish or foreign university degree issued by a higher education institution from the European Higher Education Area or from outside this area, which in the country of issue authorises the holder to gain admission to master’s degree studies.

The following may be admitted to the master’s degree:

  • Graduates in Education and Psychology, holders of a diploma or bachelor’s degree in Social Education.
  • Graduates in Primary Education and Early Childhood Education and teachers of Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Foreign Languages, Music, Physical Education and Special Education.

Graduates may also be admitted from other areas of Social Science and Human Science, Experimental Science and Technologies and Health Science who can demonstrate a professional career or interests linked to the field of education. Graduates from other countries may also be admitted when they meet the admission requirements established.

Selection criteria

If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places available, a) and b) will have priority. The selection will be carried out in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Academic record (60%)
  • Curriculum vitae, indicating professional experience in education (20%)
  • Knowledge of English (independent user level B2) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the European Council (10%)
  • Personal interview (10%)

Complementary training

The admission decision will indicate, if necessary, the obligation to take certain training supplements, depending on the prior training demonstrated by the candidate. From among all the subjects, considered essential for the educational psychology profession and for both specialisations, the corresponding master’s committee will analyse the prior studies and establish whether or not it is necessary to take them, without under any circumstance the total exceeding 12 credits. Otherwise, it is understood that the admission conditions are not met.