Bachelor in Psychology Become the expert in human behavior
Bachelor in Psychology
Is for individuals who are...
fascinated by human behavior. You embrace the idea of bringing change in everyday life and want to play an active role in helping people better manage their personal and professional lives.
A comprehensive program that gives you a deep understanding of human behavior, the principles that motivate people, and develops the skills you need to understand and develop people and organizations.
- a consumer expert
- a coach and talent specialist
- a product and service designer
- an organization design expert
- a public policy designer
- a family & community counselor
- a behavioral researcher
The Bachelor in Psychology at IE University is a comprehensive program designed for those fascinated by human behavior that want to play an active role in helping people personally and professionally.
With the expertise provided by IE University, this psychology program gives students a powerful toolbox of skills and knowledge on how to observe, ask critical questions, conduct research, and apply techniques to positively influence and develop people in their work and in their lives.
Our unique diverse community and practical approach enable our students to graduate as experts in human behavior, able to work in high impact jobs in international settings; in private organizations, NGOs or public institutions.
If you choose to study the Bachelor in Psychology, then you will study the first two years in Segovia and the last two years in Madrid.
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PUT PSYCHOLOGY IN PRACTICE
Putting theory into practice is an essential part of this hands-on program. Through workshops, projects, IE labs, internships, plus your final project you will have a wide range of opportunities to practice what you have learned, and make a difference in people's lives .
MANAGE CHANGE IN PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS
Managing transitions at any level, in organizations or with individuals is at the forefront of the practice of psychology. You will learn the strategies, processes and leadership skills needed to identify and achieve desired outcomes and work with people and companies as a facilitator of change.
BECOME A CRITICAL THINKER
Businesses, governments, and non-profits need people who think critically. You will learn how to ask the right questions to make the best possible decisions regarding customers, employees, citizens, clients and groups of people in need of help and obtain a 360-degree perspective.
BRING INNOVATION TO PSYCHOLOGY
Organizations are seeking better ways to develop people in life and at work. This program will empower you to push beyond the status quo and develop original strategies and innovative solutions in local and international settings.
“ I’ve always been interested in people… what they’re thinking, different types of personalities, and what makes people do what they do. I would like to apply psychology to help other people seek their goals. When I graduate, I would like to work in helping companies succeed by growing their people at a personal and professional level ” - Panashe Masaka
A SURE PATH TO SUCCESS
Why study the Bachelor in Psychology at IE University
ACCESS A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM
The plan covers the full range of core areas within Psychology. This means that at the end of your studies, you will graduate with a robust foundation in the science of human behavior, and will be perfectly placed to make the most of your new-found knowledge and immerse yourself in the professional world of applied science.
BENEFIT FROM ACTIVE, PRACTICAL LEARNING
Our teaching approach incorporates active and practical learning that involves demonstrations, team projects, behavioral experiments and practical cases, among others. You will also have the chance of doing internships in real companies worldwide or working in one of our IE Labs. This will help you ground your psychology knowledge in the real world.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR STUDIES
The elective classes, advanced seminars, internships, exchanges and the IE Labs will provide you many opportunities to immerse yourself in specific areas such as Consumer Behavior, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Neuromarketing, Applied Positive Psychology, Mindful Organizations, Wellbeing Happiness, and Political Psychology.
LEARN FROM A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF EXPERTISE
The IE School of Human Sciences and Technology includes the behavioral sciences, but it also has important connections to how people communicate and use technology and data. This combination allows you to work in diverse organizational settings.
OBTAIN AN ACCREDITED DEGREE
The Bachelor in Psychology is fully compliant with the Bologna Process and accredited by the Spanish government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). This fourth year program consist of a total of 240 ECTS credits.
BE PART OF AN UNMATCHED INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Our rich diversity provides an environment that will give you the international outlook needed to be successful on a global scale. With over 65% of the students coming from outside Spain, representing over 100 countries, you will study with a truly diverse community. In addition, exchange studies with prestigious partners worldwide, and internship opportunities around the world, will offer you an unmatched international experience.
ACCESS A DIVERSE AND ACCESIBLE FACULTY
Our diverse faculty is comprised of both excellent academics and experienced professionals with international experience and close ties to the business world. What is more, our professors are completely accessible to students, which means that you will have daily interaction with them, obtain regular feedback, and get connected to the professional world.
TURN YOUR IDEAS INTO REALITY
Real world experience is essential within today’s competitive job market. Through the possibility of doing internships, you will gain the professional skills that will take your studies one step further. This has led employers of leading firms worldwide to rank IE University as a top institution (1st in Spain, 10th in Europe and 27th worldwide) where to recruit from.
THE POWER OF A NETWORK
IE has a network of over 50,000 graduates working across the globe in a wide range of organizations and careers. After graduation, you’ll have access to IE clubs, alumni events and other professional and social networking activities.
SHARE A FORWARDLOOKING VISION
We are ranked among the top ten universities worldwide for innovation in technologies and teaching. Our practical and relevant education prepares you to meet the professional challenges you will face in your future.
ABOUT IE’S SCHOOL OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
IE’s School of Human Sciences and Technology is a unique, interdisciplinary institution that brings together three core areas with a common focus on people.
The Bachelor in Psychology is grounded in Behavioral Science and Human Development, but has important connections to how people communicate and use media, and to how data and technology can be used to study and enable people.
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