Psicologia sociale, del lavoro e della comunicazione
|Study location||Italy, Padua|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Laurea magistrale in Psicologia sociale, del lavoro e della comunicazione)|
|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)
The Master’s degree in Social, Work and Communication Psychology takes into consideration the person, singularly and in a group, in professional and social contexts – from a cognitive, emotional, and behavioral point of view – in order to make diagnoses, interventions of individual and collective development, evaluations and selections, and organizational analyses.
The educational objectives include: knowledge of theoretical models regarding individual and collective behavior and their application in the fields of work and in an enlarged community; mastery of methods and instruments useful for evaluation, training, guidance, selection, assessment, and organizational analysis; acquisition of specific knowledge regarding intragroup and intergroup problems, within organizations and communities, cultural psychology, and the psychosocial processes related to migration; ability to plan informative, advertising, and marketing campaigns, and to assess their effectiveness through researches; knowledge of theoretical models and empirical researches in the field of psychology of communication; ability to plan and implement prevention and intervention programs; specialized knowledge regarding research methods and specific skills on methods and tools for the measurement of psychological and psychosocial phenomena.
The professional skills of the psychologist trained in this second cycle degree course are oriented towards the person in difficulties, for example for work-related stress, burnout, mobbing, career planning difficulties or a lack of adjustment to the social or cultural group the person belongs to.
Graduates in this second cycle degree course can also work in enlarged communities in order to promote balanced relationships among people coming from different cultures; in this field, graduates mostly use tools of social psychology and of the psychology of communication, even building and implementing specific evaluation, prevention, communication, and intervention programs.
The Master’s degree programme trains specialized figures in psychological, social, and psychotherapeutic sciences (graduates will have the possibility to become psychotherapists after further studies in Specialization Schools), and occupational and organizational psychologists.
The areas of activity are related to social and organizational development: realization of preventive actions, interventions, and therapy in case of individual and social discomfort; evaluation of performances and potential, with reference to selection, guidance, role, and professional change; diagnosis of organizational functioning; analysis and implementation of communication and marketing processes in the fields of business and market; planning and evaluation of interventions to encourage the integration among individuals belonging to different groups, ethnicity, and cultures.