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The 5 best Masters of Psychology in Barcelona

The 5 best Masters of Psychology in Barcelona

January 21, 2023

Psychology is an exciting discipline, but it is also true that dedicating oneself to it professionally requires complete training. For this reason, postgraduate training programs exist to complete those knowledge gaps that separate us from the level of professional excellence we seek.

In this article we will see a selection of the best Masters of Psychology in Barcelona (Spain), and its characteristics. In addition, among these learning options there are diversity of professional branches to which to devote.

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The best Masters of Psychology of Barcelona

In the next lines we will give a review of different psychology masters that are currently offered in the city of Barcelona, ​​belonging to different institutions.


1. Master in Integrative Psychotherapy (Mensalus Institute)

This one-year master's degree, 60 ECTS credits and taught at the Mensalus Institute of Barcelona has a very interesting feature: offers the possibility of participating in and attending real cases of psychotherapy with patients who attend the consultation, given that interventions of this type are carried out daily in this institution.

Thus, the Mensalus Institute facilitates both the facilities and the cases of real therapy in which it participates, and at the same time allows to see first-hand the type of work climate that exists in a psychology center.


In this way, students can learn both the theory and the practice of what they will need to know once they move on to psychological care with people. That is why this master is indicated both to graduates in Psychology and those who have completed the Master in General Health Psychology and want to acquire more experience.

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2. Official Master's Degree in Sports Psychology and Physical Activity (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Sports psychology is gaining more importance, but the options to train adequately in this field are still relatively scarce. In order to account, its scope is very specific and a science that was born oriented to the clinical field has needed several decades to consolidate in the facet of sport.


Fortunately for people who reside in Barcelona or surroundings, this UAB master's degree offers all the basic ingredients to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to practice in this interesting branch of Psychology. In addition, it offers an official degree . It is 70 ECTS credits.

3. Master's Degree in Research in Applied Psychology in Health Sciences (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Research is the engine of advances in the field of Psychology, and that is why many people trained in this science choose to dedicate themselves to this. The Master of Research in Psychology Applied to Health Sciences offered by the UAB is an excellent option to learn everything you need to investigate through qualitative and quantitative methods , in the most diverse topics linked to the psychological. It is 60 ECTS credits.

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4. Master's Degree in Educational Psychology (several)

This interuniversity master's degree is the product of the joint efforts of the University of Barcelona, ​​the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​the Ramon Llull University and the University of Girona. It is a very complete training program, with 90 credits, that leads to the official title of Interuniversity Master of Educational Psychology. Further, when entering it you can opt for two different specialties : Psychoeducational Research and Psychoeducational Intervention.

On the other hand, in 2016 this master's degree was accredited with excellence by the Agència per a la Qualitat of the University System of Catalonia.

5. Master in Psychological Intervention in Eating Disorders and Obesity (Universitat de Barcelona)

Eating Disorders are one of the main battle fronts in mental health. This master's degree of 70 ECTS credits is perfectfor people who are interested in specializing in this type of psychotherapeutic and psychoeducation interventions . In addition, it facilitates the acquisition of both theoretical and practical knowledge, so the leap to professional practice becomes very bearable.


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