Psychological science

First cycle degree - a. y. 2017/18

Class: L-24 - Psychology

Duration: 3 years

Branch: Padova

Language: English


Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives

Psychological Science is a Bachelor's degree programme that aims to attract foreign students and Italian students that wish to work abroad. This degree programme allows to acquire basic knowledge of all the main sectors of Psychology and of scientific research methods.

Occupational opportunities

These graduates can find professional occupations in public or private bodies, in education and in enterprises and organisations of the third sector. Under the supervision of a Psychologist (i.e. with a Master's degree) they can work in services caring for the individual, groups, organisations and communities in promoting health. All these sectors are related to psychometric assessment, psychosocial assistance and development of human resources across the life span.
This programme supplies the foundations of psychological knowledge to foreign students and to the Italian students that wish to approach the academic and professional labour market at international level.

This Bachelor's degree programme allows access to the International Master's course programme Cognitive neuroscience and Clinical neuropsychology provided by the School of Psychology of Padua University, or to any of the Master's degree programmes offered by the School of Psychology of Padua University or by other Italian Universities, according to the prerequisites mentioned in the specific admission notice.
Moreover, this Bachelor's degree programme allows access to a Master's degree course offered by foreign Universities. This option is strictly connected with the possibility to create strategic partnerships with other countries for student mobility.

The University of Padova offers full fee-waivers to students who have obtained (or are about to obtain) the qualification to be admitted to the chosen Degree course in a foreign institution (e.g. external to Italian Higher Education System). Fee-waivers are offered for 1 academic year.

Detailed information are provided under Tuition Fee-waivers for students enrolling in degrees courses held in English


The total amount of the fees depends on the ISEE (Equivalent Economic Status Index) and on the chosen degree (unless scholarships or reductions). 

Fees 2016/17