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Psychology, full-time, long cycle

Details
Code SJ-PS-ANG
Organizational unit Faculty of Psychology
Field of studies Psychology
Form of studies Full-time
Level of education Long cycle (first + second cycle)
Educational profile academic
Language(s) of instruction English
Minimum number of students 15
Admission limit 37
Duration 5 years
WWW address http://psych.uw.edu.pl/
Required documents
  • Maturity or equivalent document
There is currently no active phase for this programme.

Past phases in this registration:
  • Phase 1 (05.06.2019 00:00 – 05.07.2019 23:59)

Name of the programme of study: Psychology (Psychology) Master's degree in English, full-time

Fields of study: social sciences, humanities, medical sciences and health sciences

Disciplines of science: Psychology, philosophy, health sciences

Programme of studies:

Studies in Psychology is a five-year master's academic programme in psychology conducted in English.

A unique programme of classes typically taking place in small groups and in an international environment provides the opportunity to acquire a universal education and a range of practical skills. Psychology in English taught at The University of Warsaw is multidirectional and interdisciplinary studies that develop an openness to various ideas, teach exploration and taking into account various types of argumentation.

Psychology programme of study is characterised by relative flexibility, which means that students, within certain limits, can shape their own schedule of classes and their own learning profile. This goal is achieved by providing a broad range of electives and specialisation courses in various areas of psychology to choose from.

You can read more about the programme and the nature of psychology studies at wisp.uw.edu.pl

Specializations

By the end of the third year of study, the students choose a specialisation from the four offered:

  • Clinical psychology — path Psychotherapy
  • Clinical psychology — path Neuropsychology and neuroscience
  • Business psychology
  • Experimental Social Psychology.

Important information

Classes are conducted typically in the Faculty of Psychology Building at ul. Stawki 5/7 in Warsaw, although some specialisation and optional classes may take place in external institutions such as hospitals or research institutes. The average size of course group is 20-25 people, with a total of over 150 students from 25 different countries studying simultaneously at WISP. This allows not only to acquire knowledge in an international and multicultural environment but also for personal contact with lecturers, which provides many opportunities for personal development. Both lecturers and administrative staff know the names of the students, which contributes to a pleasant and productive atmosphere.

Graduate's silhouette

The aim of the studies is to prepare future graduates to describe and explain the complex mechanisms of human functioning in the modern world.

The program of studies provides knowledge in the field of academic psychology and enables further professional development of graduates both in the area of scientific research and application activities. In addition, through everyday contact with students from around the world, graduates of English language courses acquire unique cultural competencies more and more desirable on the international labour market.

In the course of the programme, students gain thorough and reliable knowledge about various theoretical approaches explaining human behaviour and learn modern research and computational methods.

In addition, students acquire practical psychological and interpersonal skills, as well as learn how to plan empirical research, carefully analyse, correctly interpret, and present their results. A principal goal of education is to develop critical thinking skills and the ability to reflect on the analysed phenomena and processes, as well as the need to continuously improve knowledge and professional competence of the students.

Moreover, a fundamental task in shaping future psychologists is to develop interpersonal competencies, the ability to collaborate in a team and the ability to apply psychological knowledge in everyday life.

Graduates of “Psychology” receive the masters degree and professional title of a psychologist, which allows them to undertake work in various types of medical, educational, research or business institutions, etc. Graduates may pursue their education as part of third-cycle doctoral and post-graduate studies.

 


Admission rules

 Minimum number of points needed to be qualified: 30

 

Polish new maturity exam 2005 – 2019

Obligatory subject

Polish language

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

English language

advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

One of the following subjects: Biology, History, Social studies, Geography, Chemistry, Philosophy, Physics and astronomy/Physics, Computer science, Latin and ancient culture, Greek and ancient culture, National minority language (Belarusian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, German), Ethnic minority language (Lemko),Regional language (Kashubian), modern foreign language*

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 40%

*Languages in columns 3 and 4 must differ

Points are calculated as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result
P – result from Polish language on basic or advanced levels
M – result from Mathematics on basic or advanced levels
J – result from English language on advanced level
X - result from additional subject on basic or advanced levels
a, b, c, d – weights.

 

Old maturity exam

Obligatory subject

Polish language

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1
or
undefined level x 0,8

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1
or
undefined level x 0,8

Obligatory subject

English language

advanced level x 1
or
undefined level x 0,8

Obligatory subject

One of the following subjects: Biology, History, Social studies, Geography, Chemistry, Philosophy, Physics, Computer science, Latin and ancient culture, National minority language (Belarusian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, German), Ethnic minority language (Lemko), Regional language (Kashubian), modern foreign language*

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1
or
undefined level x 0,8

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 40%

*Languages in columns 3 and 4 must differ
 
Points are calculated as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result
P – result from Polish language on basic or advanced or undefined levels
M – result from Mathematics on basic or advanced or undefined levels
J – result from English language on advanced or undefined levels
X - result from additional subject on basic or advanced or undefined levels
a, b, c, d – weights.

Maturity exam after 1991

grade 6 = 100 %
grade 5 = 90 %
grade 4 = 75 %
grade 3 = 50 %
grade 2 = 30 %

Maturity exam until 1991

grade 5 = 100 %
grade 4 = 85 %
grade 3 = 40 %

Important information for candidates with Polish old maturity exam. >> Check! <<
 

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Obligatory subject

Polish language
or
language A
or
literature and performance

standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
higher level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
higher level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

English language

higher level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

One of the following subjects: Modern foreign language*, Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Physics, Geography, History, Computer science, Latin, Classic Greek, Management, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, Politics, Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS)

standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
higher level (HL) x 1

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 40%

*Languages in columns 3 and 4 must differ
 
Points are calculated as follows:

 

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result
P – result from Polish language on standard or higher levels
M – result from Mathematics on standard or higher levels
J – result from English language on higher level
X - result from additional subject on higher level
a, b, c, d – weights.

 

The IB results will be converted according to the table below:

7 = 100%
6 = 90%
5 = 75%
4 = 60%
3 = 45%
2 = 30%

Important information for candidates with IB and EB. >> Check! <<

 

European Baccalaureate (EB)

Obligatory subject

Polish language
or
L1 language

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

English language

advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

One of the following subjects: Modern foreign language*, Latin, Classic Greek, Biology, History, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Philosophy, Economics, Computer science

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 40%

*Languages in columns 3 and 4 must differ

Points are calculated as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result
P – result from Polish language on basic or advanced levels
M – result from Mathematics on basic or advanced levels
J – result from English language on advanced level
X - result from additional subject on advanced level
a, b, c, d – weights.

The EB results will be converted according to the table below:

9,00 - 10,00 = 100%
8,00 - 8,95 = 90%
7,00 - 7,95 = 75%
6,00 - 6,95 = 60%
5,00 - 5,95 = 45%
4,00 - 4,95 = 30%

Important information for candidates with IB and EB. >> Check! <<
 

Foreign diploma

Obligatory subject

Polish language
or
original language of maturity (high school) exam

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

Obligatory subject

Modern foreign language*

 

Obligatory subject

One of the following subjects: Modern foreign language*, Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Physics, Physics and astronomy, Geography, History, Computer science, Latin, Classic Greek, Management, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, Politics, Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS), Social studies

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

weight = 40%

*Languages in columns 3 and 4 must differ

Points are calculated as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result
P – result from Polish or original language
M – result from Mathematics
J – result from modern foreign language
X - result from additional subject
a, b, c, d – weights.

Calculation of candidates high school diploma results. >> Check! <<

Information on documents certifying knowledge of English language. >> Check! <<
 
 

Deadlines

Announcement of results: 19th of July, 2019

Reception of documents: 

  • I round: 22th-24th of July, 2019, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • II round (in case of not fulfilling the limit during I round): 25th-26th of July, 2019, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • III round (n case of not fulfilling the limit during II round): 29th-30th of July, 2019, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • additional rounds will be announced in case of not fulfilling the limits

 

Payments

Application fee

Student's ID payment (ELS)

The studies are payable - tuition fees

 

Required documents

List of required documents submitted by candidates qualified for studies

 

Additional information

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