Official Master in Psychopedagogy

On-line Application
Length of program 2 years
Timetable afternoon
Credits 60 ECTS
CoordinationDra. Montserrat Alguacil Dra. Ingrid Sala.
Application Open until filled
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Official Master in Psychopedagogy  

The University Master’s in Educational Psychology (MUP) offers specialised training to provide advisement and intervention based on educational psychology and orientation services at schools in different stages (preschool, primary and secondary) to cover the guidance and advisement needs – from an inclusive approach – on issues related to improving schools’ educational quality, training and innovation of faculty, tutoring, attention to diversity, learning difficulties and vocational and professional guidance. It also allows for educational psychology advisement and intervention in other spheres that may need it.

This University Master’s is recognised as equivalent to:

  1. Master’s degree that authorises holder to work as compulsory secondary education, baccalaureate, professional training and language teachers, exclusively in the specialisation of educational guidance (Order EDU/3498/2011, of 16 December, and Royal Decree 1834/2008, of 8 November). In order to work as teachers in this specialisation, they have to be holders of any diploma as defined by the corresponding public administration. The following links show the diplomas needed in the case of Catalonia: regulations and list of diplomas and studies that can be given.
  2. Early Childhood Education and Primary Education diploma and degree holders achieve the specialisation in Therapeutic Pedagogy (minor in Attention to Diversity and Inclusive Education).

Admission criteria

The degrees which provide admission to the MUP are:

The following diplomas or Bachelor’s degrees (prior to the adaptation of the European Higher Education Area):

  • Diploma in Preschool Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Primary Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Special Education Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Music Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Foreign Language Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Physical Education Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Social Education
  • Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Bachelor’s in Education
  • Bachelor’s in Psychology 

Graduates

  • Graduate in Primary Education
  • Graduate in Preschool Education
  • Graduate in Education
  • Graduate in Psychology
  • Graduate in Speech and Language Therapy* 
  • Graduate in Social Education*

*According to the Memory approved by AQU and their academic record, the master’s students have to take between 6 and 18 ECTS as a training supplement.

What is more, graduates from the University Master’s in Teacher Training of Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocation Education and Language Teaching may also gain admission into this programme, which provides access to holders of Bachelor’s degrees and graduates in the University Master’s in Social and Community Education: Leadership in Socio-educational Transformation.

The selection and admission criteria to the Blanquerna-URL Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sport Sciences are based on:

  • Grade point average (40%)
  • Previous work experience in the field of teaching and education (20%)
  • Student motivation (20%)
  • Additional training in the field of study of the Master’s (10%)
  • Language level (English)