The School of Humanities of the Aegean College offers a postgraduate course in School Psychology lasting 2 years, which aims at promoting scientific knowledge and focuses on applying socio-psychological procedures during learning.

The course is offered in collaboration with the British Canterbury Christ Church University.

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The School of Humanities of the Aegean College offers a postgraduate course in School Psychology lasting 2 years, which aims at promoting scientific knowledge and focuses on applying socio-psychological procedures during learning.

The course is offered in collaboration with the British Canterbury Christ Church University.

School Psychology major is intended for professionals and high school graduates who wish to work in the field so as to help students adjust socially and psychologically to the school environment and to promote mental health and learning inside the class.

The course deeply studies Learning Theories and educational methods on various issues:

  • learning difficulties
  • cultural aspect in educational practice
  • development disorders during childhood and adolescence
  • Development Model
  • behaviour deviations during childhood and adolescence

Highly significant is the fact that students participate in 500 hours of clinical internship carried out in a wide variety of organizations.

Graduates are able to apply their knowledge so that they can promote learning and adjustment to the school environment:

  • They are fully aware of the Greek Code of Ethics and Behaviour applied by school authorities.
  • They are entitled to work in various school environments, putting theory into practice and promoting effective methods and strategies in education matters.
  • They are trained according to most recent international practices in School Psychology, taking into consideration the psycho-diagnostic assessment and the students’ counselling in cooperation with educators and parents.

Also:

  • Within the college premises students are provided with two fully equipped psychology laboratories, the Psychometric and Research Lab and the In-house Clinic, where they can take part in several experimental assessments, role plays, simulated sessions etc .
  • Psychology students actively participate in the events of the college’s Cinema Club, which involve watching films that are later discussed by scientists and the audience.
  • Students’ practical workshop takes place in distinguished centers and clinics like Greek Alzheimer’s Society, Galenion Melathron etc .
  • School subjects are taught by prominent scientists and professionals in the field of mental health.
  • Psychology students cooperate with students from other sectors within the scope of interdisciplinary groups of intervention.
  • The Aegean College hosts events of great impact, which feature highly acknowledged people in the field of psychology, like psychiatrist-psychoanalyst Dr Matthew Yosafat.

To successfully complete MSc School Psychology students will have to fulfill 180 credits of the British Education System in level 7 or 90 ECTS. This means 6 courses during the first year and 2 courses along with their thesis during the second year. In the middle of the first year and during the second students carry out their 500-hour internship.

  • Social Psychology and Multicultural Issues in the School Environment.
  • Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology of Children and Adolescence.
  • Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Psychoeducational Approaches.
  • Neuroscience in Education.
  • Professional Ethics.
  • School Psychology in Practice.

  • Advanced Research Methodology and Statistics.
  • Postgraduate Dissertation.

Graduates of the MSc School Psychology at the Aegean College will have developed all the necessary skills and will get the opportunity to work with students of all educational levels.

They can also offer their services to a number of education environments in both the public and the private sector, having fully recognized licence.