What is a Master of Psychology?

Introduction

The Master of Psychology (abbreviated Psy.M. or M.Psych.) is a master’s degree in the field of Psychology.

France

In France, the PsyM is a professional and/or a research master’s degree and is offered through a number of different universities. The PsyM is considered as a specialisation in one of the different fields of psychology (neuropsychology, psychopathology, occupational psychology, …).

A professional PsyM is required to access the title of psychologist.

All students entering a professional PsyM programme are required to have a recognised bachelor’s degree in a related field. The PsyM is a two years long diploma, conferring at its term a 5-years university diploma.

Refer to Bachelor of Psychology and Doctor of Psychology.

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