University Master's Degree in Educational Psychology - Official (Online)

Type of programme
Official masters
2 semesters
75,00 € / ECTS x 60 = 4.980,00 €* (1st year 2020-2021) *Subject to change each year
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Aimed at

  • Holders of degrees in Pre-Primary and Primary Education, Education, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or Community Education, or other degrees in the field of Social and Legal Sciences. 

UIC Barcelona University Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology teaches you to face the challenges of educational psychology and to tackle research in this field rigorously, through a systematic and multidisciplinary education.  

People who specialise in educational psychology will acquire competences in the field of educational psychology interventions, will be able to analyse the variables that a specific practical situation consists of and interpret it so as to take decisions. This is done both in order to modify them and also based on a search for innovation in various educational contexts (school, or socio-professional). 

The information and admission process will be managed by the Institute for Higher University Education

Reasons to study this postgraduate

To enhance the participants’ competences as education professionals, enabling them to:

  1. Identify educational needs
  2. Facilitate action strategies based on the criteria of educational psychology
  3. Play an active role in improving teaching and learning processes



  • To produce professionals who are competent in the field of educational psychology and can intervene in or research educational and professional guidance, and focus on diversity and guidance in teaching and learning processes as well as the difficulties they involve.
  • To identify the educational needs which allow the educational and psychological process of students to be assessed so as to ensure their social inclusion. 
  • To propose significant adaptations in various formal and informal learning contexts.
  • To provide educational strategies to help pupils with SEN (learning difficulties, general developmental disorders).
  • To facilitate the creation of specific educational psychology intervention programmes (in the school, social and professional environments).
  • To provide elements for the analysis and interpretation of policies, practices and educational psychology contexts in order to act in the best manner possible and be capable of improving the learning and teaching processes that develop.
  • To facilitate the correct tools for strategies for work and action which improve the planning and management of educational psychology services: guidance, advice and assessment?
  • To demonstrate how to act in an ethical and professional manner when faced with the theoretical and practical cases that arise during the course and also in your future career.

Course directors and Coordinator

Course directors

    • Dra. Carme Balaguer Fàbregas
    • Dra. Maria Teresa Fuertes Camacho


    • Dra. Mónica Fernández Morilla

    Study programme and subjects 2020-2021

    Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
    Anthropological Background to Educational Psychology Guidance Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 6
    Educational Policies, Management of Educational Psychology Services and Guidance Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 6
    Educational Psychology Assessment and Curricular Diagnosis Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 6
    Final Master's Degree Project Type: TF Term: Annual ECTS: 8
    Learning Difficulties, Developmental Disorders and Inclusive Education Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 6
    Models and Contexts of Educational Psychology Interventions Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 6
    Option Depending On Orientation Type: OP Term: Annual ECTS: 8
    Specialisation Options Type: OP Term: Annual ECTS: 14
    • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
    • Term: calendar period
    • (a): subjects which are taught in English

    Optional subjects 2020-2021

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