Psicologia dello sviluppo e dell'educazione
|Study location||Italy, Padua|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Laurea magistrale in Psicologia dello sviluppo e dell'educazione)|
|Tuition fee||€2,529 per year
In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2020/21 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2019/20.
|Application fee||€30 one-time
This fee is non-refundable.
In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.
Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
Please check the relevant Call for applications
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
Certificate of Italian – B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent
As stated on the Procedures for entry, residence and enrolment at higher education institutions for students requiring visas for higher education courses in Italy, proof of Italian language level is required ONLY for non-EU citizens residing outside Italy. Please note that non-EU applicants residing outside Italy and lacking this requirement will have to take a preliminary Italian language test onsite before the academic year begins.
The following students do NOT need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency:
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Places for non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 4 (2 for Chinese students joining the Marco Polo Project)
A programme that provides theoretical and practical tools for psychoeducational and rehabilitative intervention, as well as for counselling in schools, clinics, and community services. Students study assessment and intervention methods as well as techniques applicable in situations of difficulty, hardship, disability and emergences that affect minors and their families. Student will study the functional aspects of an individual’s abilities such as learning, behaviour, cognitive, and linguistic skills during typical and atypical development. Students will be able to carry out interventions to promote well-being in an educational context as well as preventing discomfort in disadvantaged contexts. With assessments and interventions tools students will learn how development and developmental disabilities and interventions are used in during emergencies and in counselling activities.
Graduates can be licensed as professional psychologists (with the opportunity to become psychotherapists after post-graduate specialization). Developmental and educational psychologists can operate in the following areas: a) Promotion of well-being in educational contexts such as the family, nursery, pre-primary school, and school; b) intervention in cases of sociocultural and linguistic disadvantage; c) assessment and intervention for learning difficulties and disabilities; d) assessment and intervention for developmental disabilities and disorders; e) interventions in emergency contexts; f) counseling for parents, teachers, and other professionals in the areas of typical and atypical development, and learning.
Graduates in Developmental and Educational Psychology gain theoretical and methodological competencies required for post-graduate trainings, including national and international PhD programs.