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Psicologia clinica dello sviluppo

Tuition fee €2,530 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2022/23 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2021/22.
The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €188 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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A programme that deepens the study of the cognitive and affective-relational development in typical and atypical pathways of adolescents and in families. Students study the risk factors and mechanisms of psychopathology using methods of observation, assessment, diagnosis, and the psychological treatment leading up to evaluation and intervention. The multidisciplinary approach of laboratory and internship activities offers students cutting-edge clinical and research models that can be used internationally. Students will be able to operate in public and private environments and contribute to the implementation of prevention, protection or recovery measures for the psychological well-being of minors and families, as well as supporting the developmental and implementation factors needed for prevention.

Career opportunities

After a one-year postgraduate internship and the State Examination, the graduate in Developmental Clinical Psychology is allowed to access to the Regional Registers for Psychologists. He/She will also have all requirements for the enrollment in the Schools of Specialization in Psychotherapy.
The Developmental Clinical Psychologist can pursue the following occupational careers: (a) Psychotherapy: competencies of observation, diagnosis, and prevention, acquired during the Master degree, will be deepened through the psychotherapeutic training and then applied in the clinical work with Health Services taking dealing with children and families. Here, the Developmental Clinical Psychologist will work in both public and private contexts, and will contribute to the implementation of interventions aimed at the prevention, protection or recovery; (B) Research career in clinical contexts (e.g. with at-risk samples); here, the graduate in Developmental Clinical Psychology can attempt to National and International Doctoral Programs, thanks to the methodological, statistical, and experimental skills gained during the second cycle degree course. Indeed, the second cycle degree course’s curriculum is in line with the most up-to-date models and research methods available and shared worldwide by the Scientific community.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States