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Educational Psychology - MIPE

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Academic background in educational psychology or psychology and education at llicenciatura or bachelor's degree level, or at least three years' professional experience in the field of psychology or education.

Knowledge of foreign languages, in particular English, at level B2 or higher of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Advanced user-level ICT skills.

Admission requirements

In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, students wishing to be admitted to a university master's degree must hold one of the following qualifications:
' Official Spanish university degree.
' A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue.
' A qualification issued by an institution outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, applicants must request homologation of the degree to its equivalent official Spanish university qualification or obtain express approval from the University of Barcelona, which will conduct a study of equivalence to ensure that the degree is of a comparable level to an official Spanish university qualification and that it grants access to university master's degree study in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master's degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master's degree course.

Specific requirements

To access the MIPE, candidates must hold a bachelor's degree, pre-EHEA degree (llicenciatura) or its equivalent in:
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Teacher Training
  • Education Sciences
  • Social Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Linguistics
  • Sociology
  • Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Audiovisual Communication
  • Other equivalent qualifications may be considered (after evaluation of the candidates' academic records).


In addition, the following requirements must be met:
  • Proof of academic training in one of the qualifications listed in the admission requirements or, if the candidate does not have one of these qualifications, over three years of proven professional experience in the area of psychology or education.
  • Proof of knowledge of foreign languages, particularly English, at level B2 or higher in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Proof of knowledge and command of information and communication technologies at advanced user level.


The Coordination Committee for the MIPE is responsible for the admission process. After an evaluation of the candidates' academic records, it will identify those who do not have the specific training in psychology and education required to access the course, and may require candidates to take up to twenty-four credits in bridging courses, to ensure that they get the most out of the programme.
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