First cycle degree in

Psychological science (2020/2021)

Class: L-24 - Psychology

Class L-24 - Psychology
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language English
Admission notice Download
Tuition fees and scholarships
President of the Course of Study GIULIA BUODO
Access Restricted

Applications for A.Y. 2020/21 are currently closed for non-EU applicants NOT residing in Italy. The special Call for EU applicants and non-EU applicants residing in Italy is now available.

An international course of study held entirely in English that offers students the basic knowledge related to the main areas of psychology including, general, social, and dynamic as well as methods of scientific investigation. Students who want to study in an international environment, or if you are a foreign student who wants to train at the University of Padua, you will benefit from a network of strategic partnerships between institutions in the training sector that offer a valid based training path towards the international job market. Students will be able to pursue professional activities within public and private structures in the areas of psychometric, psychosocial and development assessment, in educational institutions, in companies and in third sector organizations, as well as in the management of human resources.

  Deepening

Characteristics and objectives
Psychological Science is a first cycle degree course 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. a graduate with a second cycle degree course) 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 professional labour market at international level.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree
This bachelor's degree course 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.

  Teaching list

I Anno ENGLISH IN INTERCULTURAL SETTINGS BASIC RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY [ PETER KARL JONASON ] COMPUTER SKILLS [ PETER KARL JONASON ] BASIC CONCEPTS OF PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. A) [ MARCO BERTAMINI ] BASIC CONCEPTS OF PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. B) [ MARIO BONATO ] BRAIN AND BEHAVIOUR (MOD. B) [ CHRISTIAN AGRILLO ] BRAIN AND BEHAVIOUR (MOD. A) [ SARA MONDINI ] DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY [ TERESA FARRONI ] SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION [ ANNA SPAGNOLLI ] PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHODYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY FINAL EXAMINATION BASIC CONCEPTS OF PSYCHOLOGY (C.I.) [ MARCO BERTAMINI ] BRAIN AND BEHAVIOUR (C.I.) [ CHRISTIAN AGRILLO ] II Anno ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE [ MARCO ZORZI ] SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HEALTH [ SABRINA CIPOLLETTA ] HUMAN SEXUALITY INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. A) [ ANDREA SPOTO ] INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. B) [ ANDREA SPOTO ] CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY [ GIULIA BUODO ] PSYCHOLOGY OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES [ MARIO BONATO ] PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY [ CHIARA SPIRONELLI ] NEUROPSYCHOLOGY [ KONSTANTINOS PRIFTIS ] ANIMAL PSYCHOLOGY [ LUCIA REGOLIN ] WORK AND ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOMETRICS (C.I.) [ ANDREA SPOTO ] III Anno MATHEMATICAL TOOLS FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS [ GIOVANNI ZANZOTTO ] INTERNSHIP GENES AND BEHAVIOUR [ MILENA BELLIN ] CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON ANTHROPOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY [ CLAUDIO GENTILI ] SPATIAL COGNITION [ CHIARA MENEGHETTI ] PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE [ FRANCESCO VESPIGNANI ] COGNITION AND SENSORY PERCEPTION [ CLARA CASCO ] ACADEMIC ENGLISH

Entry requirements

  • Secondary school diploma
  • SAT Test (Scholastic Attitude Test only; the optional Essay is not required) with a score greater or equal to 1500 (50%) for the score scale up to 2400, or a SAT-revised score greater or equal to 1000 (50%) for the score scale up to 1600 (newly revised SAT). Non-EU candidates residing outside Italy can replace SAT with a cv-based evaluation (awards, language certificates, achievements etc.). However, priority will be given to candidates with a SAT test score
  • This programme does not require students to provide any English language certificate, nonetheless a fluent level of English (level B1 according to CEFR) is essential, being all the activities of the BA’s (i.e. lectures, exams, textbooks, etc.) totally held in English