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Master in General Health Psychology

Access, admission and enrolment

Single pre-enrolment period: 3 February 2020 to 17 July 2020

  • Provisional assignment of places and opening of claims period: 24 to 28 July 2020 
  • Final assignment and definitive publication of places: 31 July 2020 

Start of the enrolment period: shortly

Access requirements

  1. Holder of a bachelor's degree or undergraduate degree in Psychology.
  2. Having obtained 90 ECTS in specialist health subjects.
    The criteria to validate the 90 health credits prior to doing the master can be consulted in the following link.
    Where students do not fulfil this requirement they will have to do the required bridging courses to be able to guarantee the 90 credits of health psychology education. (bridging courses available for consultation in this link).  This course will include at least 100 hours (or its equivalent in European credits) of practical experience in the area of health.
  3. In accordance with the requirements of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology, where acquiring knowledge of the English language is a skill given special emphasis, to be able to access the master students must prove a minimum level of B1 in English using the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

To access the master's degree you must first do the University Pre-Enrolment.

Once the documentation provided has been checked and it has been confirmed that you meet the access requirements, the Admissions Board will consider the applications, ordering them according to the following criteria: 

Student selection criteria

The selection of the candidates, which will be carried out by the Board of the Master's Degree, provided that they fulfil the access criteria, whenever applications outnumber places, shall follow these criteria:

  1. Average mark in the academic record (on a scale of 0-10), up to 70%.
  2. Postgraduate university education: Master, postgraduate diploma and doctoral degree in the area of Clinical and Health Psychology (on a scale of 0-10) up to 15%, with this score distributed in the following way:
    Official master’s degrees: up to 7 points
    Specific master’s degrees: up to 5 points.
    Postgraduate diploma: up to 3 points.
    Doctorate: up to 10 points.
  3. Professional experience in the area of Clinical and Health Psychology (on a scale of 0-10) up to 15%. 1 point will be conceded for every year of provable professional activity (social security registration as a freelancer, contract, payroll, etc).


In accordance with Order ECD / 1070/2013, of 12 June, for students registered on the master who have passed the first year of the course that provides access to taking the annual selective test to access specialist health education (PIR), the credits corresponding to external placements pending completion will be recognised.