Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

This degree will prepare you to exercise professionally as a Psychologist, and from the perspective of different approaches in the field.

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22/11/2019 - 30/04/2020

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Open days: 21/03/2020

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4 years

240 ECTS



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"This degree will allow you to understand human behavior"

What is the Bachelor's Degree in Psychology?

The Bachelor's Degree in Psychology is aimed at those individuals with the ability to understand and listen. Studying for the Bachelor´s Degree in Psychology will allow you to learn about the mental processes that shape human behavior, and will provide you with a base to carry out your professional activity in the social, clinical, educational and organizational realms of Psychology.

During the four years of studies in Psychology, you will acquire basic skills and abilities to promote and improve people's health and quality of life. All of this stemming from the plurality and diversity of approaches present in this field, with training from a practical point of view and aimed at future professional practice.

The degree has more than 70 internships available.

Studying Psychology at Comillas will allow you to carry out supervised internships at more than 70 companies and institutions with which we collaborate.

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With this Bachelor´s Degree, you will contribute to the transformation of society

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Learning is achieved not only by studying

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Admissions Process


Visit the Faculty in which these studies are offered on University Open Day. Attendance is not mandatory, but potential candidates are encouraged to learn about the Faculty, see the facilities, and obtain additional information. Comillas CIHS Open Days will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10: 00 h. For further information see Open Days.

Sit for the Admission Exam.Entrance exams will be held between April 21 and May 12, 2020 at Cantoblanco Campus. The admission exam involve a personalized evaluation of the candidate's appropriateness and an indicative appraisal of his/her level of English. These tests include an interview with a lecturer, who will explore the candidate's motivations for choosing this major, while review and discuss the applicant’s academic record. Besides the academic aspects, the process will also take into account all personal traits indicate how the candidate will adapt to the future study of Psychology. The selection criteria that are assessed for admission are: the grade point average of the academic transcript (60%), the personal interview with the candidate (30%), and the essay about why studying Psychology, (10%).

Notifications and legal requirements for university access. At the end of May, the decision on admission or non-admission to the degree will be transmitted to the applicant. Having been admitted does not exempt you from proving that you meet the legal requirements of access to the University. Fulfilling these requirements is an indispensable condition to begin your studies at the university.

Complete the registration process. Once admitted, the student must complete the registration process. The procedure is initiated via the web, but it is necessary to submit the registration form and the additional documentation to the General Registrar's Office before the end of June. The Pre-University Campus, for those students who would like to get a head start on their entrance into university life, takes place at the end of August.


Important Dates

  • Submission of applications: November 22, 2019 to April 30, 2020.
  • Open Day: March 21, 2020 at 10:00 h.
  • Information Sessions: November 22, 2019, January 24 and April 24, 2020.
  • Classes begin on: September 1, 2020.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation

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  • The recommended student profile is someone interested in acquiring knowledge about human beings, their individual and social behavior, as well as the processes and variables that contribute to explaining this behavior. We are looking for motivated students who are professionally oriented to improve the well-being and health of other people, and who have the ability to establish personal relationships to help and support. We recommend a good academic profile, along with the versatility to handle adequately the language in the fields of humanities, and as well as those from the field of health sciences, especially biology and statistics. A variety of profiles might stand out in your career aims, according to your interest in the different areas of psychology.
  • The Bachelor's Degree has a generalist focus. Graduates are expected to have the theoretical, practical, and personal skills to allow further professional specialization in any of the areas of clinical, educational, social, or business psychology.


Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


Course fees: € 1,333.48 plus nine monthly installments of € 563.28 each.

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Contact Information


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Tel.: 91 540 61 32 - Fax: 91 559 65 69


Office hours: From Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:30 h
Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 17:30


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Subjects of the Diploma in Personal, Communicative, and Professional Skills

1st YEAR
1st Term
Social Reality Analysis 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
History of Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Developmental Psychology: Infants and Adolescents 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Written Expression Techniques 2.0 ECTS  
2nd Term
Basic Interview Skills Practice 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Developmental Psychology: Youth, adulthood and old age 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Social Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
Human Learning and Conditioning 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Christianity and Social Ethics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Biological Foundations of Behaviour 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Research Methodology and Data Analysis in Psychology I 9.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Images of Human Beings in Film and Literature 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Personal Growth Workshop 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd YEAR
1st Term
Psychological Evaluation I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Research Methodology and Data Analysis in Psychology II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychophysiology 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cultural and Community Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychology of Personality 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cognitive-Behavioural Theory and Practice 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Debate and Argument Techniques 2.0 ECTS  
Learning and Service 1.0 ECTS  
2nd Term
Psychological Evaluation II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Memory, Attention and Perception 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Family and Couple Relationships 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Theory and Intervention in Humanistic Psychotherapy 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Theoretical and Clinical Psychoanalysis 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Ignatian Leadership 2.0 ECTS  
3rd YEAR
1st Term
Neuropsychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Thought and Language 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Practicum I (Intervention) 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Educational Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Work and Organisational Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Entrepreneurship and Professional Development 2.0 ECTS  
2nd Term
Integrated Functions of the Mind 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Anthropological Fundamentals of Psychology 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Introduction to Psychopathology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Research Internship 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Optativas 6.0 ECTS  
4th YEAR
1st Term
Intervention in Exclusion Environments 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Clinical Psychopathology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cognitive Therapy 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Professional Ethics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychology of Health 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Final Degree Project 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Optativas 12.0 ECTS  
Group Dynamics 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Human Resource Management 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Crisis and Emergency Intervention 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Negotiation and Mediation 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Educational Guidance and Intervention in Learning Difficulties 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychological assessment 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychopharmacology 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychogeriatrics 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Criminal and Forensic Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychology of Religion 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Human Sexuality Psychology 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Psychology of Addiction 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Testimony Psychology 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Correctional psychology 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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Start the university perfectly prepared

Comillas Pontifical University will offer, for the seventeenth consecutive year and for those students who wish to begin their studies in the 2018-19 academic year, the opportunity to make their first contact with the university and its environment, and to get their foot in the door of the University for a successful start.

Psicology and CAFYDE

  • From August 27 to 31 and from September 3 to 7
  • 35 hours
  • €340€
  • Cantoblanco Campus

A offer for pre-university education made up of modules that you may select according to your needs and the studies that you have chosen. This will allow you to consolidate your knowledge at the moment of starting your studies and to enter the university environment successfully in the most entertaining and educational way. A team of professors from the university is devoted to carrying out activities in a complete university environment.


Comprehensive and Professional Training


One of the fundamental objectives of the university is to provide a well-rounded education for students throughout their Undergraduate Studies. For this purpose, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Comillas CIHS) has incorporated two diplomas for personal and professional development into its programs, adapted to the real needs of the students, and framed within the rest of activities aimed at comprehensive training: The Diploma in Communicative Skills and the Foreign Languages Studies and the Diploma in Personal, Communicative, and Professional Skills.


Comillas CIHS

Cantoblanco Campus.

Since their foundation, the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, Theology and Canon Law at the Comillas Pontifical University have had the vocation of promoting Humanism and Diversity. They are defined by their will to educate and train people, capable of taking thought and ideas to the highest levels, giving them the precise skills to be useful individuals and improve the life of the complex world in which we live.



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