Psychology - Riga Stradiņš University


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The Bachelor’s programme of Psychology is open to students who wish to train and prepare themselves for the professional work as a psychologist’s assistant able to work under the supervision of a psychologist.

Title of Study Programme: Pscychology
Head of Study Programme:

Sandra Mihailova, PhD (Psych), Associate Professor

Form of Study Programme:

Full-time studies

Length of Study Programme and ECTS:

8 semesters, 4 years, 240 ECTS

Degree Awarded:

Bachelor’s degree of Social Sciences in Psychology

Aim of Study Programme:

The aim of the programme is to provide students with the possibility to acquire basic professional education in psychology, emphasising the work in healthcare.

Main objectives of Study Programme:

  • Present the students with a possibility to obtain theoretical knowledge in basic branches of psychology and other areas important in the professional work of a psychologist’s assistant, and develop skills in application of the acquired knowledge in practical work.
  • Develop skills and attitudes necessary in practical work in compliance with the professional standard of a psychologist’s assistant, emphasising the work in a clinic in order to be able to work under the supervision of a psychologist.

Assessment methods:

An important part of the evaluation and assessment system is participation in lectures, quality of answers in seminars, writing problem essays, passing tests and exams.

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