The Undergraduate Studies Program of the School of Psychology is a full-time eight (8) semester program leading to the award of a Degree in Psychology and requires a minimum of 240 ECTS credits for graduation distributed over 8 semesters as follows: 96 ΕCTS credits from 16 compulsory psychology courses, at least 92 ECTS credits from optional psychology courses for students who undertake a diploma thesis or at least 112 ECTS credits for students who do not undertake a diploma thesis, 12 ECTS credits from foreign language, up to 10 ECTS credits from free elective courses, 10 ECTS credits for internship, and 20 ECTS credits for diploma thesis, which is optional.
Upon successful completion of the program requirements, graduates acquire comprehensive theoretical knowledge in a wide range of basic and specialized areas in psychology, such as neuropsychology, experimental, biological, cognitive, developmental, educational, school, counselling, social, organizational and clinical psychology. Graduates of the program are expected to have achieved the following learning outcomes:
Α. Scientific knowledge and skills in (i) searching, reviewing and critically evaluating the relevant literature, (ii) designing research studies from diverse methodological approaches, (iii) analyzing empirical data using quantitative and qualitative techniques, (iv) evaluating and interpreting research findings and (v) using new information technologies in all the above areas.
Β. Familiarization with the ways psychological knowledge is developed and applied, in particular with those facets of knowledge that contribute to the understanding of all aspects of human behavior and to furthering the wellbeing of individuals, groups and communities.
C. Awareness and training in the following domains: (i) scientific and professional ethics, (ii) co-operation with others and teamwork, (iii) respect for human diversity and cultural multiplicity, (iv) understanding of gender issues and (v) respect for the natural and the social environment.