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Master in General Health Psychology

Access, admission and enrolment

Access requirements

1. Holder of a bachelor's degree or undergraduate degree in Psychology. If the certificate is foreign, it needs to be standardised as it is a professional master, or an application made for an analysis report according to Resolution 16 of November 2023, by the Secretary-General for Universities. You can find more instructions further down where it says: Information for access to the master with official foreign university degrees in Psychology.

2. Having obtained 90 ECTS in specialist health subjects. It must be proven by holders of an undergraduate degree, whether from UdG or other universities, since their studies do not guarantee this compliance in their curriculum, and verification in the form of academic certification sent by their university will therefore be necessary.

The criteria to validate the 90 health credits prior to doing the master’s degree can be found in the following link.

Where students do not fulfil this requirement, they must do the necessary bridging courses to guarantee the 90 educational credits in health psychology (bridging courses can be found 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.

Spanish national holders of an undergraduate degree in accordance with the new academic regulations of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are EXEMPT from the requirement to provide accreditation for these documents, as all reports of Bachelor's degrees in Psychology at national level have this accreditation, whether or not they appears in the academic certification submitted for admission.

3. In accordance with the requirements of the Bachelor's degree in Psychology, where acquiring knowledge of the English language is a skill to which special emphasis is given, in order to access the master's degree, 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 complete your 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:

Consult the Student selection criteria for the academic year 2024/2025. Updated 08/04/2024.

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 for passing the annual selection test for courses in specialist health education (PIR), the credits corresponding to external placements pending completion will be recognised.

Single Pre-Enrolment period:

Pre-enrolment: from 15 February to 19 July 2024

To access the master's degree, you will first need to complete the University Pre-Enrolment.

Provisional allocation of places and opening of the claims period: from 24 to 26 July 2024

Final decision and publication of places:  31 July 2024

Enrolment: From 4 to 16 September 2024 (online enrolment)

Information for accessing the master’s degree for foreign official university degrees in Psychology

In accordance with la Resolución de 16 de noviembre de 2023, de la Secretaría General de Universidades, de  for the one that is published the Acuerdo del Consejo de Universidades, where recommendations are established for the accreditation of the fulfilment of the established requirements to theOrden CNU/1309/2018, de 5 de diciembre, to be able to access the Master in Psychology General Sanitària the degree holders foreign official university students of Psychology.

The candidate must fill in and attach the following form to the pre-enrolment form for the file analysis request

The programmes and/or teaching guides for the subjects and/or all subjects listed on the application form (translated into Catalan or Spanish) must be uploaded for pre-enrolment.

The University of Girona will send the documentation to the Comisión de Acreditación de los Estudios de Psicologia (CAEP) de las Universidades Española (CDPUE) so that the application is analysed. The deadline for submitting the form is 30 April 2024 for the 2024/2025 academic year.

*As indicated in “Required documentation", the university degree and the personal academic certificate (CAP) must be duly notarised and translated into Catalan or Spanish.

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