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Children... Autism... Progress... Dignity... Happiness. This is my professional life as a clinical psychologist.

Monika Suchowierska-Stephany, Ph.D., internationally certified behavior analyst

Clinical Psychology
2-year program

  • Specialization in Psychology Program
  • Level: Graduate (M.A.)
  • Mode: Full-time

Program

The Clinical Psychology program provides an intensive theoretical education accompanied by some clinical applications in certain modules. Students are expected to acquire extensive knowledge on child and adult psychopathology and possess basic understanding and skills in psychological help, assessment and clinical research. Students also focus on psychotherapeutic process and on development of practical clinical skills. Additionally, they must complete two 90-hour applied modules, which include clinical training.

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

Candidate

The Clinical Psychology specialization is a good choice for students interested in mental and behavioral health, who want to help others to understand and overcome psychologically based distress and prevent emotional and social dysfunction in daily life. The 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, free-of-charge, undergraduate psychology modules, by the end of the first year.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Psychology Program have numerous professional opportunities and may pursue many career paths. Depending on their specialization and professional certifications, they may build successful careers as clinical psychologist, psychotherapists, social workers, counselors, behavior analysts (especially in the area of autism therapy), neuropsychologists, educational and academic psychologists, cross-cultural consultants, and life coaches.

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).

Focus on Clinical and Research Program

The Clinical Psychology program follows the scientist-practitioner model, which emphasizes both clinical and research training. The theoretically integrative program aims to expose students to a broad spectrum of theoretical and empirical approaches to clinical research and practice.

International Cooperation

Our Clinical Psychology Program has been developed in cooperation with renowned scholars from California State University Stanislaus in the United States and Bangor University in Wales, UK. Every year, SWPS University organizes an international symposium devoted to clinical psychology and behavior analysis.


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 »

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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 »

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