The Master of Science in Psychology is designed as a cycle of specialisation providing access to the profession of psychologist. On completion of the Master’s degree the student will be able to:
The main specialisation is to be chosen from among the following 5 fields:
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
Master of Science (MSc) in Psychology
French. Recommended level : C1.
Final enrolment dates
Autumn semester : 30 April. Spring semester : 30 November. It is possible for students to begin the degree course in either the autumn or the spring semester except for the Child and Adolescent Consultation orientation (please contact the study advisor for more information concerning this course). Autumn semester : 30 April. Spring semester : 30 November.
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland must apply for enrolment at least two months prior to the deadlines indicated above.
Timetables and course descriptions
University studies develop, in addition to specific skills and knowledge in distinct fields of psychology, a great many transverse skills such as : oral and written communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, the learning and transmission of knowledge, independence and the ability to make judgements in the field of specialisation and overlapping areas.
This range of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired during the study period, prepares students for professional posts in a wide variety of sectors which in several fields however require additional postgraduate training :
Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts are authentic.
Last update: 5 August 2016
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