First cycle degree in

Psychological science. (2020/2021)

See also: Psychological science   (2019/2020)

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

Brief overview of the course

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.

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