Psychology (Bachelor degree)

Field of study:
Psychology
Type:
Undergraduate (Bachelor)
Field of study:
Duration of study:
3 years (6 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Now also available online
Obtained title:
bachelor's degree
Language:
Polish | English
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Why are these studies worth choosing?

Recommendation of the
Polish Academy of Sciences

Thanks to studies in psychology, you are prepared to work in the fields in which knowledge of the mechanisms governing the human psyche is vital. Moreover, after completing Bachelor studies, you can take a master's degree and continue education gaining even more expertise in applied and theoretical psychology.  

The first-cycle study program provides you with the solid basis of psychological knowledge and skills, which are essential in many areas related to the professional activity of psychologists in the modern world.

What can you do after graduation?

Thanks to the knowledge gained during the studies you can seek employment in the field of psychological counselling, human resources, advertising and many more. With further training (e.g., MA studies and additional courses), you can also gain qualifications to practice clinical psychology, including psychopathology, neuropsychology and psychological diagnosis.  

This program
is for you if:

You’d like your future profession to be linked to psychology
You want to continue education in the fields related to psychology,
You want to gain theoretical and practical skills related to human behaviour and psychological processes.

Curriculum and study structure

Bachelor's Studies

Duration:
3 years (6 semesters)
Number of credits:
180 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
Degree obtained upon graduation:
Bachelor's degree

Program: the program of studies covers core issues and skills related to applied and academic psychology 

1st year of studies

The first year of studies covers a broad array of subjects  that provide you with solid knowledge of core psychological concepts, theories and methods as well as essential psychological skills. As a result, you will be prepared to work  in many different professions, including interdisciplinary projects, which are particularly important and valued on the labour market today.  

First semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Occupational health and safety training 0 e-learning 8
Academic skills 2 Lecture 15
Foundations of philosophy 4 Lecture 30
Foundations of social communication 4 Lecture 30
Study of state, law and politics 5 Lecture 30
Introduction to psychology 5 Lecture 30
Fundamentals of economics 5 Lecture 30
Organisation and management theory 5 LECTURE 30
Second semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language (English) 2 Tutorial 24
Sports and leisure activities 0 Sport activities 30
Research methodology in the social sciences 4 Discussion 24
History of psychological thought 5 Lecture 30
Introduction to statistics 6 Lecture and Tutorial 60
Logics 4 Lecture 30
Biological psychology 5 Lecture 30
Cognitive psychology 6 Lecture and Tutorial 54

Possible optional courses (sem. 36): Mindfulness training, Self-presentation and public speaking, Anthropology of social roles – gender studies, Introduction to the major schools of psychotherapy, Educational psychology, Design thinking, Project management, Crisis intervention, Human potential management. 

2nd year of studies

During the second year of studies, you will deepen your knowledge and understanding of the core branches of psychology, such as personality, developmental, social psychology and many more.  

Third semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language (English) 2 Tutorial 24
Sports and leisure activities 0 Sport activities 30
Statistics – applications to psychology 7 Lecture and Tutorial 54
Social psychology 7 Lecture and Tutorial 54
Psychology of personality 6 LECTURE 30
Developmental psychology 5 Lecture 30
Fourth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language (English) 2 Tutorial 24
Methodology of psychological research 5 Lecture 24
Emotions and motivations 8 Lecture and Tutorial 54
Neuropsychology 6 LECTURE 30
Psychology of individual differences 6 Lecture 30
Optional course 5 Discussion 30

Possible optional courses (sem. 36): Mindfulness training, Self-presentation and public speaking, Anthropology of social roles – gender studies, Introduction to the major schools of psychotherapy, Educational psychology, Design thinking, Project management, Crisis intervention, Human potential management. 

3rd year of studies

In the third year of studies, subjects relevant to the field of psychology are continued. At this stage, you will deepen your knowledge of psychological diagnosis, psychometrics etc., and get prepared for the diploma examination to obtain the bachelor’s degree in psychology. 

Fifth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language (English) 4 Tutorial 24
Psychological diagnosis 8 Lecture and Tutorial 54
Psychopathology 6 Lecture 30
Interpersonal skills training 24 Tutorial 4
Optional course 5 Discussion 30
Methodology of social projects 3 Discussion 30
Sixth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Ethics of psychological profession 4 Lecture 24
Psychometrics 8 Lecture and Tutorial 54
Basics of psychological counseling 5 Lecture 30
Optional course 5 DISCUSSION 30
Social project and preparation to diploma's exam 8 Seminar 30

Possible optional courses (sem. 36): Mindfulness training, Self-presentation and public speaking, Anthropology of social roles – gender studies, Introduction to the major schools of psychotherapy, Educational psychology, Design thinking, Project management, Crisis intervention, Human potential management. 

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

Fees

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
1st year 2500 EUROS 1400 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 2 600 EUROS 1 450 EUROS

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
1st year 3500 EUROS 1900 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 3 600 EUROS 1 950 EUROS

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

scholarship program

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2020/2021, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 292 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 450 /month to PLN 650 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2020/2021 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 79 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 800 /month to PLN 1000 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.

The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2020, we granted 64 allowances for a total of PLN 113,200.50. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 1,000 to PLN 2,500 at a time.
Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2020/2021 academic year
292 Rector’s Scholarships
106 social scholarships
79 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5.79