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Info 2024/2025

Duration 2 years
CFU 120
Class LM-51
Classe delle lauree magistrali in PSICOLOGIA (PSYCHOLOGY)
Access Admission test
Available places EU Students 60
Non-EU Students 2
Locations GENOVA
Language Italian
Teaching mode Frontale
Head of programme LAURA MIGLIORINI
Taxes and fees From 0 to 3,000 a year. Find out if you qualify for grants ed exemptions
Student exchange International destinations and partners
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Si segnala che la Laurea Magistrale in Psicologia è abilitante alla professione di Psicologo, come da Legge 8 novembre 2021, n. 163 e Decreto Interministeriale 5 luglio 2022 n. 654. Le studentesse e gli studenti sono pertanto tenute e tenuti ad acquisire 20 CFU (500 ore) di tirocinio pratico valutativo (TPV), la cui frequenza durante il percorso magistrale è obbligatoria e non sostituibile con altre attività.

The course in brief


The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology (LM-51) aims to provide advanced knowledge of psychological disciplines. In particular, it aims to impart diagnostic and clinical skills for research, design, implementation and evaluation of field interventions in the following areas:

  • health promotion
  • .
  • discomfort prevention
  • supporting learning, socialization and orientation processes in individual, family, organizational and community settings, in normal and pathological situations.

Learning by doing

The course actively involves students in project development, evaluation and intervention planning pathways, and analysis of individual and group dynamics. Professionalizing activities include small group workshops on characteristic aspects of the profession under the guidance of experienced faculty and/or professionals.

Professional outlets

Master's degree graduates in Psychology, upon completion of internship, passing the state examination and registration in Section A of the Register of Psychologists, may:

  • exercise the profession, within the limits provided by the regulations, in the different areas of psychology: clinical and health, education, work and organizations
  • access four-year postgraduate training in Psychotherapy
  • access undergraduate master's degrees
  • access doctoral training
  • .


The Master's Degree in Psychology is aimed at the placement of graduates in the world of work, also thanks to the well-established collaboration with the Order of Psychologists of Liguria. It provides advanced knowledge of the content and methods of the psychological disciplines, with the aim of training a psychologist who can operate autonomously and apply theories and techniques of psychology for different purposes.

The course offers 2 paths of educational and professional training:

  • Clinical and Community Psychology
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  • Typical and Atypical Developmental Psychology
  • .

In the first year there are: three common teachings, two differentiated by curriculum, one elective and one related teaching, 4 cfu compulsory laboratories, common to the two curricula, and 2 cfu internship.

In the second year the teaching load is less, in order to focus the commitment on professionalizing activity and the realization of the thesis project.


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Welcome to the Master's Degree Course in Psychology. Our community - students, lecturers, tutors and all the staff - is strongly committed to combining theoretical teaching with research and professional practice. You will be able to undertake your specialised training in a friendly atmosphere, aimed at developing solid human relations, and you will be able to share our enthusiasm for the psychology profession. 

Laura Migliorini

Where we are

Department of Education Sciences - DISFOR
Corso Andrea Podestà 2
16128 Genova

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