Key Learning Outcomes

  1. Identifying, describing and discussing the main concepts, questions and issues  in the relevant area of expertise in psychology.
  1. Following and describing developments and discussions relating to the relevant area of expertise in psychology as well as acquiring the understanding and ability to contribute to these developments and discussions.
  1. Conducting research based on scientific method; identifying and applying objective methods of analyzing human behavior, emotion and cognition.
  1. Transferring academic knowledge and skills into professional practice, and performing measurement and testing in the relevant area of expertise in psychology.
  1. Relating and discussing theory, observation and results, and developing objective and critical thinking skills.
  1. Becoming able to find out solutions for individual and social problems using his/her professional knowledge and background, and developing awareness with regard to social, cultural and individual differences.
  1. Besides developing awareness and consciousness regarding social issues, and problems, developing awareness with regard to human rights.
  1. Gaining an understanding of the relation between psychology and the other scientific  fields  and of interdisciplinary interactions. Being able to utilize his/her knowledge regarding various fields of science and practice; developing awareness and skills for multidisciplinary work.
  1. Developing skills to work in teams; applying effective communication skills in interpersonal interactions.
  1. Identifying and defining professional ethics for psychologists; applying ethical principles of psychologists in his/her academical and/or professional work.
  1. Identifying situations requiring psychological referral and making referrals when necessary by applying observation and interview skills specific to the area of expertise.
  1. Applying academic knowledge (i.e., scientific writing, literature review etc.) in the area of expertise into practice. Broadens the limits of the information in the field.
  1. Determining the current problems in the specific field of psychology, following the developments and being able to transfer work systematically orally, written and visually to groups in their field and outside their field.
  1. Building a foundation that facilitates continuing to PhD programs.
  1. Renewing himself/herself personally and academically with the perspective of life-long learning and developing self-awareness.