Official master's degree in Educational Psychology

Are you interested in specialised training from an interdisciplinary perspective as  a way to manage diversity in our society? Are you a qualified professional? This master's degree is for you!

Content Official Master's Degree in Educational Psychology

Ideal student profile

As well as previous knowledge/experience in the field of education, students are expected to show interest in intervention processes in educational psychology that arise from holistic, flexible and collaborative standpoints. Therefore, students on this master's degree should possess the following qualities: flexible, communicative, adaptable to change, inquisitive, energising, able to show leadership and to work in a team.

Basic skills

  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.

Specific skills

  • Advise teaching professionals on measures for attention to diversity in the organisation and the design, implementation and evaluation of teaching and learning processes.
  • Analyse the organisation and functioning of schools in order to coordinate personal, academic and professional guidance for all pupils and the educational community.
  • Manage and engage educational teams to provide an appropriate response to the educational psychology needs of pupils, groups and organisations.
  • Assess the educational psychology needs of pupils, groups and organisations by applying different methodologies, instruments and techniques.
  • Analyse data obtained in educational psychology assessment and write reports in accordance with the nature of the data.
  • Develop skills and techniques for guiding and counselling families.
  • Organise educational psychology services that promote collaboration between formal and non-formal teaching centres and with other local organisations and resources.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Make effective, integrated use of information and communication technologies.
  • Work in and with unidisciplinary or multidisciplinary teams and participate actively as a member of the community.
  • Critically analyse one's own work and use resources for professional development.
  • Generate proposals that are innovative and competitive.
  • Analyse one's own social and emotional competences and develop those that are needed in the profession.