The programme is devoted to the orientation of the students to the diverse field of psychology as a scientific discipline. The Programme aims to offer a complete education in the major theories and techniques of psychology, and as such gives a first approach to psychologists’ skills, an in-depth exposure to research in psychology, and a basic education in psychology specialties. Students master general theories as well as the empirical evidence and application of knowledge in applied areas of psychology with a sense of purpose that helps improve the human condition in various settings. The programme aims to ensure that students will apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice. Furthermore, students are fully prepared to gain entry to 2nd cycle education having gained equivalent knowledge, skills, and competence in the field of psychology.
Upon successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
- Understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
- Employ critical and creative thinking, sceptical inquiry, and use the scientific approach to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
- Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
- Weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect on other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
- Demonstrate information competence and the ability to use computers and other technology for many purposes.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
- Recognize, understand, and respect the complexity of sociocultural and ethnic diversity.
- Develop insight into their own and others’ behaviour and mental processes and apply effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.
Have realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge, skills, and values in occupational pursuits in a variety of settings.
Graduates from the Programme will be fully prepared for entry to postgraduate programs. Our programme provides a) a solid theoretical foundation for students and b) acquisition of academic and discipline-specific skills to succeed in graduate studies in pursuit of specialized Masters or Doctoral degrees.
Our graduates will also be prepared and equipped for various positions in practices in which they can apply psychology to every-day life questions to enhance the well-being of individuals, groups and systems. The areas are: clinical settings, education, industry, community, economy etc.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree)