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Master of Science in Psychology: Psychological Intervention

About the course

The Master of Science in Psychology: Psychological Intervention (MSc) is a two-year taught master's course. The course provides a broad-based training programme in psychology, covering theory and methods in core domains of psychology reflecting particular research strengths within the department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences.

The broad-based training programme covers:

  • clinical psychology, including both mental disorders in adults and children, interviewing and intervention techniques
  • health psychology, focusing on theoretical aspects of health promotion, health risks as well as methods to assess psychological and biological indicators relevant for health
  • other areas of applied psychology, comprising among others media psychology, cultural psychology and school psychology

The course is taught through the attendance of seminars and workshops that are assessed via written submissions, examinations and presentations. You will complete both a research-based internship lasting at least three months and a research project consisting of a master thesis, submitted at the end of the course. The course contains 8 modules which currently comprise:

  • research methods
  • psychological assessment
  • intervention methods
  • clinical psychology
  • health psychology
  • applied psychology
  • internship
  • master thesis

Already during the course, you are encouraged to publish scientifically. Students of the MSc have released the following books:

 

Graduate destinations

MSc in Psychological Intervention students have good career prospects, especially in the fields of clinical psychology, health psychology, educational psychology, and other fields of intervention as well as in research. 

Students who obtain a very good degree may apply for doctoral studies and enrol in the Faculty’s Doctoral School or attend the master’s programme in Psychotherapy

The Master's degree also meets the prerequisites for psychotherapy training in Germany.

 

 

 

Course directors

Georges Steffgen

Course director

Matthias Böhmer

Deputy course director

Contact

Veronique Laye

Study programme administrator


Further information and enquiries

E-mail    

veronique.laye@uni.lu

Tel

+352 466644 5134

Key facts

Degree awarded

Master of Science in Psychology (MSc)

Duration

24 months (120 ECTS), full time only

Start

Every winter semester

Entry requirement        

Bachelor in Psychology (180 ECTS)

Number of places

25

Languages

English/German, respectively higher level required

Fees

200 € per semester

How to apply

See the Application & Re-registration section