During the current academic year, the following master’s degree courses are available for a limited number of students enrolled in the first year:
Applied Experimental Psychological Sciences
This course, entirely taught in English, cuts across different psychological domains and is specifically focused on learning and devising psychological interventions applying sound psychological principles across specific domains. It offers a professional profile in behavioural and psychological science applied expert, in line with recent worldwide developments of the psychological profession.
Neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience
This master’s degree is an important opportunity to explore the relationship between the mind and the brain, studying how the latter determines our ability to think, feel and act.
Throughout the course, the latest discoveries and methodologies of cognitive and affective neuroscience will be presented, along with their application in the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of cognitive disorders. In particular, you will acquire skills to work in a clinical setting with patients affected by congenital and acquired cognitive difficulties, such as specific learning disorders, the effects of neurological pathologies like strokes, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology across the Lifespan
This course provides the advanced knowledge and specific professional skills necessary for working in the psychological, clinical, and neuropsychological fields over every phase of the lifespan (childhood and pre-school age, adolescence, adulthood, and old age) in contexts such as public and private health facilities, organizations, and treatment and assistance centres.
Social, Economic and Decision-Making Psychology
By studying interactions between individuals – as part of groups, organizations, and society as a whole – the course provides an integrated overview of the complex phenomena underlying the modern era, in order to understand how our networks of relations influence thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, and are in turn influenced by them.
Developmental Psychology and Educational Processes
This course provides advanced knowledge on development process in childhood, pre-school and school-age children, and adolescents, with specific reference to the various educational contexts and intervention and assessment modalities in collaboration with parents, teachers, clinical and neuropsychology specialists, specialists in education science, and other operators working in educational institutions.
Communication Theory and Technology (inter-departmental with the Department of Information Science)
This highly inter-disciplinary course aims to meet the needs of both the research sector and the market, which seeks professionals whose skills include communication as a cognitive and social process mediated or supported by technology.