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Community Psychology

Birzeit University

24 months
176 USD/year
176 USD/year
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The Master Program in Community Psychology at Birzeit University aspires to provide a more comprehensive combined level of training in understanding the causes of psychological well-being and unwanted psychological conditions.


Goals of the Master Program in Community Psychology at Birzeit University

  • To prepare graduates for the continuation of their education into the doctoral level in psychology and relevant fields.
  • To contribute to Birzeit University’s involvement in local community development, well being and empowerment.
  • To develop and establish a high quality research program at Birzeit University that combines theory and previous research with context specific issues in Palestine.
  • To establish joint community psychology research projects involving Palestinian and international faculty members and graduate students, focusing on the Palestinian context as well as cross- cultural studies.

The Master Program in Community Psychology aspires to: 

  • To implement a wider range of  culturally and socio-politically specific intervention measures and strategies which are needed to promote more positive lives for people, and
  • To develop clinical and research skills defining health along a broad continuum of mental and physical well-being that extends beyond the simple absence of pathology or disease, but  rather places a particular focus on understanding the interactive role  of environmental influences on psychological well-being.   

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Psychology
  • Community Intervention Strategies
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Palestinian Society: Culture and Mental Health
  • Child and Adolescent Development in War Environment
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Individual and Small Group Interventions

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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English, Arabic


38 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor degree (BA) in psychology, or  in a closely related subject of specialization such as sociology, social work, educational counseling and public health, in addition to any specialization with a Minor in psychology. 
  • The Bachelor graduation grade should be “Good” (70 or over). Applicants will be invited to a personal interview with the program’s committee to evaluate their suitability for the program and for practicing community psychology after graduation. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 176 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 176 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 125 JD


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