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Master's Degree in General Health Psychology (Ontinyent)

Degree number of credits: 90

Compulsory credits: 36

Elective credits: 12

Final project: 12

Work placements/Internships: 30

Degree code: 2255

Years: 2

Teaching type: face-to-face

Knowledge branch: Health sciences

Master degree website:

Places available for new students: 40

Minimum number of enrolment credits per student: 36

Price per credit
[2023-2024 academic year]:
18 €

Management Centre: Faculty of Psychology

Languages used in class: Spanish

Participating Universities: Faculty of Psychology

Academic Coordinating Committee: Francisco Atienza González (Director)
Mª Dolores Gil Llario
Esperanza González Bono
Inmaculada Montoya Castilla
Sergio Murgui Pérez
María Dolores Sancerni Beitía
Paula Samper García
Alfredo Zarco Alpuente
Emilia Molla Burriel (PAS)

Regulated professions for which the degree certificate qualifies: General Health Psychologist

Academic, scientific or professional interest: This Master’s degree allows graduates in Psychology to work as professionals. The General Public Health Law 33/2011, of 4 October, regulates Psychology in the health field. Seventh additional provision. Regulation of Psychology in the health field. This law states, among other things: Graduates in Psychology will be considered as regulated and certified health professionals, under the name General Health Psychologist at graduate level, in the terms provided in Article 2 of Law 44/2003, of 21 November, on the Regulation of Health Professions, when carrying out self-employed activity or when employed by others in the health sector, provided that, besides the aforementioned university degree, they hold the Master’s degree in General Health Psychology. This is an application-oriented Master’s degree, intended for the development of professional activity. This Master’s provides students with advanced and specialised training in knowledge, attitudes and skills that allow them to work in the health psychology field. Moreover, it also intends to better the students’ critical and reflective capacities, resulting in an improvement of their professional practice and in the development and application of the knowledge included. The Master’s focuses on the promotion, prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of all aspects related to the health and welfare of people. Students will also be provided with the scientific and professional bases of Health Psychology and in the basic skills specific to General Health Psychology.

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