Psychology of Labour and Organizations Master’s Degree

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The Master’s Degree in Psychology aims to complete the training of the three-year graduates in Psychological Sciences and Techniques and promote the development of knowledge and psychological skills for graduates from training courses related to the psychological area to whom, in particular have a basic knowledge level in matters of psychology . The Master’s degree is divided into two training curricula alternative to each other. The first in Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation, the second in Psychology of Labour and Organizations.

The Master’s Degree in Psychology of Labour and Organizations provides specific teachings aimed the development of skills in the assessment, psychological intervention and management of human resources in the contexts of companies and organizations. A particular focus is on the development of knowledge and skills relating for the prevention and management of psychological problems at work.

In summary, the academic program includes two main phases in the two years of the degree course. The first phase provides the acquisition of specialized skills that allow applying the basic knowledge acquired in the three-year course in different organizational contexts and working areas. The second phase, corresponding to the second year of the degree course, involves the development of skills directed to program interventions, as described above, concern the selection and assessment, counselling and career guidance.


Graduates will develop knowledge of the main theoretical models regarding the individual and working sphere interaction (e.g., motivation, emotions, attitudes in the workplace, bullying), and the main influences on the individual organizations and groups (e.g., climate, organizational culture, group dynamics).Graduates will develop skills that enable them to understand the different work contexts considering the different levels of analysis (individual, group, organization).


  • a) Public and private services aimed to the orientation and the better use of skills and personal potential in the workplace;
  • b) Enterprises, companies, government agencies, educational health and military institutions to investigate and promote organizational cultures;
  • c) In the so-called “third sector” agencies (such as cooperatives and associations) which manage residential and semi-residential services, or implement prevention projects and reduction of discomfort during life.
  • d) For self-employment assessment, guidance and support to individuals and groups focused on the professional choices, the management of conflicts within the organization, the management of health and Safety and the promotion of well-being in working environment.
  • e) Perform the profession of psychotherapy after the achievement of Graduate school diploma.


EXAM SSD Credits
First Year
Psychology of cognitive processes
Psychology of mnemonic and motivational processes
Research techniques and data analysis
Psych diagnostics

Subject chosen by the student

Business organization
Total credits    60
Second year
Group Psychology
Health Psychology
Developmental psychology and social cognition
Sociology of economic and labor processes
 Organizational Psychology
 Laboratory of ethics and deontology
Total credits   60