logo en full

Academics

Graduate studies in Clinical, Applied Social or Cross-Cultural Psychology - the choice is yours.

Joanna Roszak, PhD, social psychologist

Psychology

  • Level: Graduate (M.A.)
  • Mode: Full-time

Program

Psychology is a discipline whose goal is to understand and improve functioning of individuals, groups, and societies as a whole. Psychologists deal with diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues. Our graduate Psychology Program offers three specializations, including: Clinical Psychology, Applied Social Psychology, and Psychology of Global Mobility, Inclusion and Diversity in Society. The programs of study vary depending on the chosen specialization.

Requirements: English proficiency - IELTS 6.0; CAE 47-51; TOEFL iBT 69-70, TOEFL Computer-based 196; TOEFL Paper-based 525.

Candidate

The graduate level Psychology Program is appropriate for students who hold an undergraduate degree in Psychology or a related field of study. Students falling into the latter category are obliged to complete supplementary undergraduate psychology modules. The mandatory modules depend on the chosen specialization and are assigned upon admission. The modules are provided free of charge and should be completed during the first year of study.

Career Prospects

Graduates of Psychology Program can pursue many career paths. They can work as behavioral analysts (especially in autism therapy), cross-cultural consultants, life and career coaches, vocational counselors, educational and academic psychologists, consumer and marketing psychologists, human resources and recruitment specialists as well as social workers and counselors.

Advantages

European Qualification Standard for Psychologists

Studies at the Faculty of Psychology follow European standards of education in the field of psychology. The program fulfills the requirements of EuroPsy, the European qualification standard for psychologists, established by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).

Research Laboratories

Students have access to professional research laboratories that offer state-of-the-art equipment for psychophysiological and behavioral research, such as: an eye-tracker, electroencephalograph, galvanometer, electromyography equipment, and EEG amplifiers.

Emphasis on Practical Implementation of Theoretical Knowledge

Students learn how to apply the theoretical knowledge, they have gained during their studies, in practice. The lecturers, who are also practitioners in the field of psychology, focus on cognitive and behavioral approaches and provide examples of real applications of these methodologies..

Specializations

Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology integrates science, theory, and practice to understand, predict, and reduce maladjustment, disability, and distress as well as to support personal development. Clinical Psychology is a broad approach to human problems consisting of diagnosis, assessment, evaluation, consultation, treatment, prevention and research with regard to various populations (children, adults, families, couples and groups).

Psychology of Global Mobility, Inclusion and Diversity in Society

Global-MINDS is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Psychology of Global Mobility, Inclusion and Diversity in Society. It is a comprehensive 2- year programme, delivered in English, designed to provide high quality international training in scientific knowledge and practical skills in the field of social and cultural psychology. The program equips students with in-depth knowledge on themes relevant to the current social and business environment, including culture, organizations, diversity and inclusion as well as global mobility and cultural assimilation.

Applied Social Psychology

Applied Social Psychology is a field, which uses concepts such as attitudes, social influence, decision making strategies, and social cognition to investigate social processes and problems relevant to businesses, organizations and general population.


Faculty and Guest Lecturers

Application Step By Step

  1. Fill in the application form.
  2. Pay the Application Fee.
  3. Send the required documents to the Admissions Office.
  4. Pay the Tuition Fee.
  5. Wait for a Conditional Acceptance Letter.
  6. Wait for qualification interview date.
  7. Wait for the Final Acceptance.
  8. Upon your arrival in Poland, submit original documents to the Admissions Office.
  9. During the first semester, submit the Nostrificaiton of your diploma.

This is the application procedure for international candidates. Polish candidates should follow the application procedure provided on the corresponding Polish site here »

If you wish to receive information about new programs of study and application dates, please provide your contact information:

The data administrator is University of Social Sciences and Humanities located at ul. Chodakowska 19/31, 03-815 Warsaw. The data will be processed in order to participate in the above event and to send commercial information electronically. Each person feeding data is entitled to access the content and correct them. Providing data is voluntary but necessary to participate in the event.

2017-2018 Tuition Fee
Full-Time Studies
10 installments 450 EUR
2 installments 2200 EUR
1 installment 4300 EUR

Admissions Office

  • admissions@swps.edu.pl
  • +48 22 517 99 61
  • Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 10.00-16.00
  • SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
    Chodakowska 19/31, 03-815 Warsaw, Poland

Polish candidates should refer to the information provided on the corresponding Polish site here »

Frequently asked questions

Slider