• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The aim of the MA in Psychology at University of Pécs is to train professionals in psychology, who with their knowledge acquired in the various fields of psychology can face the mental challenges of the contemporary world. 

Overview

The aim of the programme is to train professionals in psychology, who with their knowledge acquired in the various fields of psychology can face the mental challenges of the contemporary world. 

The students will be qualified in more branches of psychology and gain special knowledge in the field of Counselling and School Psychology.

They will study the methodologies and instruments used in psychology, and will be able to use these with individuals, groups or organizations especially schools for their understanding and development. 

The MA in Psychology at University of Pécs provides adequate training to acquire further, legally stipulated, specialized qualifications in the various fields of psychology. They are prepared to continue their studies at the doctoral level.

The main professional areas covered during the programme:

  • Individual Counselling
  • Family Counselling
  • Observation, assessment in schools.
  • Behavior management
  • Work with special needs students
  • Individual learning plans
  • Counselling in Organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basics of psychodiagnostics and abnormal psychology
  • Diagnostic Methods in School Psychology
  • Practicum – School Psychology - Observation, Assessment
  • Communicational Skills Training
  • Life Skills Counselling
  • Practicum – School Psychology - Behavior Management
  • Practicum - Counselling I. - Individual Counselling

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    66

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General Requirements

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of BA/BSc degree in Psychology
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Application fee: EUR 140

Living costs for Pécs

  • 118000 - 165000 HUF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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