The master programme in Clinical Psychology aims to prepare students to work as clinicians, behavioral specialists or researchers and ensure them basic knowledge and skills in clinical interviewing, assessment, and diagnosis. Students will also learn to design preventive interventions aimed not only at individuals, but also at couples, families, and organizations.
The graduates can pursue career development in private counselling, educational and healthcare institutions, and community services. The programme is designed to equip students with a theoretical and working knowledge of psychological, relational and organizational difficulties and counselling based strategies for working in individual and group settings within an integrated systemic perspective and bio-psycho-social perspective.
The blended form of the programme in Clinical psychology combines classroom-based curriculum with clinical research. Before graduation, all students, both enrolled in blended and online form, must complete a clinical case study project and internship to demonstrate their knowledge on a specific clinical area or issue.
Training is organized as to involve students in discussion of cases, multimedia simulations, individual exercises and workshops carried out in collaboration with specialists in order to align theoretical with applied knowledge also through the continuous interaction between frontal and participatory learning.
Students are provided with online Tutors/Help Desk in order to have tailored form of project assignments and work. Each student has an entry/exit coaching component, delivered online and aimed to facilitate personal career orientation.
Once enrolled students are provided with id and pw for logging into the online Pegaso platform, where it is possible to find all the educational materials available 24 hours a day:
- Online videolessons (each lesson lasts 20/30 min; each module consists of several online videolessons for a total of modules corresponding to 60 ECTS);
- Specifically arranged hard copy;
- Bibliographic reference;
- List of websites (referring links recommended by professors for a detailed study);
- Evaluation online tests for each individual course
- Applied exercises and workshops (for the blended form of training)
- Team and individual project works (assigned by and/or agreed with professors)
Project works are be presented and discussed as a part of the examinations when applicable along with completion of the multiple-choice tests aimed to evaluate the learning outcomes of each candidate for the educational modules. Defense of the graduate projects is in presence.
The educational materials are provided in the following languages: English