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 1st Cycle Degree     Departamento de Psicologia e Educação [Portuguese]

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Study plan   Psychology


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DGES code
CNAEF classification 311 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 9163/2020 | DR 2nd series, no. 188, 25 september
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 08-06-2020
Self-assessment report
Initial registry: R/A-Ef 1314/2011 de 18-03-2011
Changes registry: R/A-Ef 1314/2011/AL01, 13-07-2015 | R/A-Ef 1314/2011/AL02, 09-07-2020
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 180
Other information Statistics [PT]

National Access Competition  

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Admission Requirements
Vacancies 55 (2024)
Lowest Admission Grade 165.6 (1.ª fase 2023)


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Profile of the programme This 1st cycle aims to provide a solid foundation in various fields of psychology with a plan of studies that meets the requirements of the European Diploma in Psychology. It allows students to become familiar with major theories and procedures in psychology as well as to be knowledgeable of the scientific research in this area. This training, integrated with personal and interpersonal skills acquired through the course, will allow an informed choice and access to advanced training (2nd cycle) in a specific field of psychology. The prominent features of the teaching and learning methodologies are the implementation of active teaching and learning strategies, the use of new technologies and the possibility of participating in international programmes and research projects. A core element of this course is to prepare students for psychological “contexts” that increasingly require adaptability, innovation, information management, international research and experiences.
Key learning outcomes I. Basic Skills
- Understanding constructs, processes and theoretical models of psychology; describing the main concepts, models and application/research areas in psychology; understanding the theoretical basis of psychological assessment and intervention; developing basic skills for planning and preparing research in psychology; analysing scientific information; communicating and producing scientific documents; understanding the ethical principles and dilemmas as well as the ethical standards of assessment, intervention and research in Psychology.

II. Transversal skills
- Researching, analysing, and summarising information; organising and planning the academic work; developing autonomy and effectiveness in managing learning tasks; communicating both orally and in writing in Portuguese and foreign language; using computer and laboratory resources; developing interpersonal skills; solving problems and making informed decisions; enhancing the ability to adapt to new situations creatively as well as to integrate and apply knowledge.
Occupational profiles of graduates The 1st cycle of studies in psychology is the first stage of training for aspiring psychologists. This programme does not confer professional qualifications. Instead, it prepares students for more advanced/specialised training (2nd cycle) in a specific field of psychology allowing access to the profession of psychologist.
Learning facilities Access to scientific databases, wireless, e-content platform, classrooms with multimedia equipment, computer equipment, library, study rooms, video conferencing systems, psychology laboratory, materials / equipment / software for psychological assessment.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus Agreements
  • Université de Liège • Bélgica • Duration: S
  • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski • Bulgária • Duration: S
  • University of Deusto- Bilbao • Espanha • Duration: S
  • Universidad Loyola Andalucia • Espanha • Duration: S
  • Universidad de Granada • Espanha • Duration: A
  • Universidad Internacional de Valencia • Espanha • Duration: S
  • Universidad de Zaragoza • Espanha • Duration: S
  • University “G. d’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara • Itália • Duration: S
  • Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca • Itália • Duration: S
  • SSML Unicollege • Itália • Duration: A
  • Sapienza Università di Roma • Itália • Duration: A
  • Kazimierz Wielki University • Polónia • Duration: A
  • Opole University • Polónia • Duration: S
  • Transilvania University of Brasov • Roménia • Duration: S
  • West University of Timisoara • Roménia • Duration: S
  • University of Nis • Serbia • Duration: S
  • Universidade de Novi Sad • Serbia • Duration: S
  • Ankara University • Turquia • Duration: A
  • Istambul Galata University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Istanbul Rumeli University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Munzur University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • University of Mostar (Sveuciliste u Mostaru) • Bósnia-e-HerzegovinaCurso • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Universidad Miguel Hermandez de Elche • Espanha • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Universidad de San Jorge • Espanha • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Mus Alparslan University • Turquia • Duration: A • Get Agreement

Departamento de Psicologia e Educação

Estrada do Sineiro, s/n
6200-209 Covilhã
275 329 161

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
Samuel Fonseca Monteiro
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Mobility coordinator
Ana Isabel Cunha


Scientific Committee
Samuel José Fonseca Monteiro
Ema Patrícia de Lima Oliveira
Paula Susana Loureiro Saraiva Carvalho
Ludovina Maria de Almeida Ramos
Sandra Carina Machado Guimarães

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Samuel José Fonseca Monteiro
Year Coordinators
Ludovina Maria de Almeida Ramos (1st)
Ema Patrícia de Lima Oliveira (2nd)
Paula Susana Loureiro Saraiva Carvalho (3rd)
Year Representatives
Maria Barata Fernandes (1st)
Emanuel Fernandes Silva (2nd)
Ana Cláudia Marques Serpa (3rd)

Recognition Committee
Samuel José Fonseca Monteiro
Ana Isabel Silva Santos Barbosa Cunha
Paula Susana Loureiro Saraiva Carvalho
Ema Patrícia de Lima Oliveira
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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