Title of the title: Degree in Psychology
Branch of knowledge: Health Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Psychology Rúa Xosé María Suárez Núñez, s / n. South campus. 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Decree 385/2009 of August 27 (DOG 09/16/09)
Date of publication in the BOE: March 5, 2010
Date of last accreditation: 04/10/2016
Responsible for the title: Mirón Redondo, María Lourdes
Coordinator of the title: Galdo Álvarez, Santiago
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: full time / part time
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Santiago de Compostela aims to train, at a general and non-specialized level, professionals with the scientific knowledge necessary to understand, interpret, analyze and explain human behavior, and with the skills and basic skills to assess and intervene at the individual and social level throughout the life cycle, in order to promote and improve health and quality of life. All this from the commitment to the ethical and deontological principles of the profession of psychologist.
The Degree provides, therefore, the basic professional competencies of the psychologist, except in the fields in which official higher-level degrees establish specific competences or regulated specialties.Basic skillsThat students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from the forefront of your field of study;
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies that are usually demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of study;
That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature;
That students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both a specialized and non-specialized audience;
That the students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.CurriculumItineraries or mentions:
Mention in Health Psychology
Temporal arrangement of studies:
To be able to enroll in the subject G2011 Practicum, the student must have passed 150 compulsory credits, including all the first and second year credits.
Credit transfer and recognition:
It consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different education for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
It implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, at the same or at another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official degree, will be included.
The USC regulates these two figures in the following regulations published on the web:
Recognition of university activities and transversal competences of the usc:
Students will be able to obtain up to a maximum of 12 optional credits for the recognition of the activities contemplated in article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 and of the transversal competences of the USC. Cross-cutting competences for all USC Master's degrees are considered instrumental knowledge of (1) foreign languages; (2) Galician language, and (3) information and communication technologies. In any case, the maximum number of recognizable credits for the activities of article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 will be 6.Professional outingsThe large consolidated fields of professional practice, apart from other new emerging fields,
are:Clinical and health psychology
Psychology of the education
Psychology of work and organizations
Psychology of social interventionCurrently, there are a good number of work areas that require a university degree in Psychology and that are regulated in various legislative and regulatory norms: health system, educational system, penitentiary institutions, social welfare system, etc.