School of Psychology

School of Psychology

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Occupational Health and Safety

This undergraduate program provides professionals with the scientific knowledge and technical skills to successfully manage risks at the workplace, and to design and implement OHS systems that preserve and improve workers’ individual and collective health and safety. Graduates will be able to assess current risks and hazards, design and implement OHS action plans and promote healthy and safe organization practices fostering good workplace relationships and employees’ personal development and commitment to work.


Psychology

This undergraduate program aims to develop professional psychologists who, by knowing the regional and local context of their field, will promote people’s mental health and well-being by understanding and explaining the individual, interpersonal, and social aspects of human behavior. Students will be acquainted with a wide variety of psychological theories and with leading scientific research in their discipline. They will also gain practice in anthropological and ethical reflection, and incorporate core competencies to assess and intervene in various areas of psychology.


Psychomotor Education

This undergraduate program offers excellent training in the psychomotor discipline, following international guidelines. Professional basic skills will be developed so that graduates can provide both prevention and therapy while working with people’s motor expression throughout their life cycle.


Psychopedagogy

This innovative undergraduate program in Uruguay trains professionals who can foster the teaching /learning process, primarily in children, adolescents and young adults in a range of clinical, community and educational contexts. Students learn to work with settings and approaches: at a personal and family level (psychopedagogical treatment) and in educational contexts (school inclusion, curriculum adaptation, curriculum and syllabus design to improve learning). This undergraduate program shares an academic core with the Program in Psychology as well as subjects with Teacher Training and Education Programs, allowing for flexible student transfer from one academic stream to another.


Speech Therapy

This undergraduate program trains professionals to foster human health through the prevention, evaluation, intervention and treatment of human communication disorders and related impairments in the areas of language, speech, voice, stomatology and hearing. Throughout the study program, students integrate the perspectives of bio-medical sciences, psychology and neurolinguistics, and acquire a solid foundation in research methods and clinical practice skills.


Technical Degree in Therapeutic Accompaniment *

This study program trains health workers with a strong commitment to service, whose role is to facilitate the rehabilitation and reintegration of patients affected by a variety of pathologies. The complexity of the clinical field where therapeutic companions work requires professionals with solid practical and ethical training which enables them to follow the strategies and intervention instruments outlined by the medical team. The study program’s design shows students unique opportunities to enhance patients’ daily life, and thus contribute to their well-being and health.


* Technical degree holders do not participate in scholarship competitions