SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES IN PSYCHOLOGY

TOP REASONS TO ENROLL AT OUR SCHOOL

  • We create professionals who are capable of dealing with modern-day challenges in the different areas of psychology, especially the ones related to education and business.
  • Our courses are carefully designed to tackle some of the most important issues of modern psychology.
  • We have a well-balanced combination of theoretical and practical knowledge delivered interactively by professors, experts and practitioners.
  • We create a vivid environment for continuous interchange of professional experience among international professors, guest speakers and students.
  • We offer an exceptional mix of the best practices of European and American educational systems.
  • We involve our students in international research projects and activities.
  • Our students benefit from the opportunity to take part in the Erasmus+ European Mobility Program and spend a study semester at one of our partner universities in Europe.

Our aim is not to teach theory and facts only, but also to enable the students to apply their knowledge and to gain practical skills. Along with lectures, we use advanced teaching tools such as:

  • Case studies
  • Role plays
  • Simulation exercises
  • Solving practical problems

Individual and team projects (research papers, analyses, clinical reports)

Small class size enables every student to actively participate in the learning process. The class discussions are part of the course delivery. We are proud that our students gain knowledge and skills that enable them to immediately enter the real world.

The School of Political Science offers an ambitious and innovative study program in psychology, which aims to prepare the students for building a successful career and becoming professionals in their field. The study program prepares the students to cope with real-life situations, and it also helps them exploit the employment opportunities in the field of psychology.

Expected learning outcomes upon graduation

  • Knowledge and understanding of the key concepts, principles and theoretical perspectives related to the psychological functioning;
  • Ability to interpret scientific findings, test results and psychological reports in various areas;
  • Ability to use scientific and psychological reasoning in analyzing psychological phenomena in various areas, especially in educational and work environments;
  • Ability to design small scale research and decide on proper use of psychological instruments;
  • Communication skills to publicly express views and knowledge on psychological issues in professional and non-professional discussions.
  • Ability to identify the needs for continuous learning by using electronic data bases, scientific works, open-access publications and internal reports on psychology.

After finishing the undergraduate studies and earning the BA degree in Psychology, students can experience employment opportunities at a wide spectrum of:

  • International and domestic organizations aimed at improving the educational system as well as state, local and private institutions in the field of education including kindergartens, schools and non-formal education institutions.
  • Domestic and international business organizations including research agencies; marketing agencies; and human resource management sectors within organizations.
  • Non-governmental, governmental and foreign organizations offering psychological support, help and counseling to various groups of people.

The UACS Business Council consists of 150 leading companies and organizations in Macedonia: institutions, banks, telecommunication companies, advertising agencies, non-governmental organizations, international foundations, as well as a number of successful small and medium enterprises.

UACS Business Council provides: adjustments to the curricula according to the needs of the real sector; guest lecturers; internships for our students; career counseling and student recruitment upon graduation.

TITLE AND DEGREE EARNED UPON GRADUATION
Bachelor of Arts (Science) in Psychology (240 ECTS)
ACADEMIC PROGRAM 

Elective courses:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Marketing Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Adult Psychology
  • Emotions & Motivation
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
  • General elective course
  • Internship

Elective courses:

  • Social Psychology: Social Cognition and Attitudes
  • Personality Theories
  • Social Psychology: Groups and Teams
  • Health and Clinical Psychology
  • Psychological Tests and Measurements
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
  • Internship

Elective courses:

  • Career Development
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Psychology of Creativity
  • Sport Psychology
  • Multiculturalism
  • Public Policy
  • Psychology of Giftedness
  • Educational Psychology
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Methods in Psychology Teaching
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Elective course
  • Elective course
  • Graduation project
  • Internship

Elective courses:

General electives: