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Master's degree in Health General Psychology

Get ready to work with people, families and couples as a General Health Psychologist and do tasks related to promoting health and emotional well-being, assessing psychological problems and psychotherapeutic interventions.  
This Master’s degree qualifies students to work as general health psychologists

  • Language: Spanish
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Duration: 3 semesters (1.5 years)
  • Spaces available: 20
  • Modality: in-person
  • Academic Director: Mark Beyebach
  • Faculty or school: Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Where lessons take place: Pamplona


Master’s degree in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

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Why study the Master’s Degree in Health General Psychology?

  • High demand of professionals in health psychology: in Navarre there are currently 946 associated psychologists, out of which only 315 are qualified.
  • Teaching staff with proven teaching and researching excellence. UPNA is part of the Biomedic Research Centre NavarraBiomed and the Health Research Institute of Navarre (IdiSNA), and collaborates with the Hospital Area of Navarre and public health institutions.
  • Small groups
  • You will acquire the knowledge, skills and competences to:
    • Work as a professional in the General Health Psychology area in a professional, ethical and scientific way.
    • Conduct research projects, assessments and psychological interventions.

You can do this master's degree with:


Training in competencies


From which degrees can I access the Master's Degree in Health General Psychology?

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology

What will I be able to work in when I finish the Master's degree in Health General Psychology?

  • As a General Health Psychologist, conducting preventive interventions which foster people’s well-being, psychological issues assessments and psychological and psychotherapeutic interventions. 
  • Scientific research in the General Health Psychology area.

Learning outcomes

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Access and admission

Access requirements

In order to access official Master's degrees it will be necessary to have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology as well as, if necessary, complementary training of at least 90 ECTS specifically related to the health sector issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area or any other country which grants access to Master’s degrees in the issuing country. 

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Specific criteria for the Master's degree

The Master's Degree Academic Committee is ultimately responsible for determining admission. 

Selection of candidates to study this Master’s degree will weigh:

  • Average mark of academic transcript of the degree in Psychology: Maximum 90 points.
  • English language level (Official diploma that certifies a B2 - or higher - level): Maximum 10 points.

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