Master's Degree in Psychopharmacology and Drugs of Abuse

General

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Program Description

Master's degree website: href = "https://psicologia.ucm.es/psicofarmacologia-y-drogas-de-abuso

General administrative inquiries: General Information Service. E-mail: informacion@ucm.es

Specific academic inquiries: Ms. Raquel Gómez de Heras (Coordinator). E-mail: rgomezhe@psi.ucm.es

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 40
  • Total credits: 60
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Indicative price: 45.02 euros per credit (for Spaniards, community foreigners and those who have legal status as residents in Spain) and 84.07 euros per credit for other students.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

About

This official Master, with teaching experience since the 2006/2007 academic year , offers a specialized training program both in the field of psychopharmacology and drug addiction, and from a clinical or investigative point of view. The center responsible for it is the Faculty of Psychology , although according to its multidisciplinary profile, teaching is also taught from the Faculties of Medicine and Education.

Academic Year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

606645

Methodological, Epidemiological and Health Aspects in the Field of Psychopharmacology and Drugs

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

606641

Conceptual Bases of Behavioral Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

606647

Communicating Science: How to Write and Evaluate Scholarships, Projects and Scientific Articles

Optional

6.0

Yes

606650

Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention in Addictions

Optional

6.0

Yes

606651

Evaluation and Psychological Treatment in Addictions and Dual Pathology

Optional

6.0

Yes

606643

Neurobiology of Addiction

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

606642

Basic and Cognitive Neuroscience

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

606644

Neuropharmacology and Clinical Psychopharmacology

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

606646

New Advances in Research in Psychopharmacology and Drug Addiction

Optional

6.0

Yes

606652

Practicum

External Practices

6.0

Yes

606649

Drug Addiction Prevention

Optional

6.0

Yes

606648

Cognitive Processes, Psychotropic Drugs and Drugs

Optional

6.0

Yes

606653

Final Master's Project

Final Master's Project

6.0

Yes

goals

  • Provide the student with an understanding of the addictive process from a multidisciplinary perspective.
  • To train future professionals who carry out their activity both in the field of assistance to drug addicts and in research in psychopharmacology and drugs.
  • Provide the most up-to-date knowledge in the area, which enables safe and efficient management of psychotropic drugs in the clinical practice of mental health professionals.
  • Provide a logical treatment strategy based on continuous scientific advances, integrated with other therapeutic modalities and verified with clinical trials and daily practice.
  • Understand the terms of the study of behavior from Psychobiology, as well as the techniques and methods that characterize the planning of how behavior is processed by the nervous system.
  • Provide the student with the greatest burden of the terminology on which his scientific and technical expression is based, thus allowing him to understand the terminology of the Health Sciences.

Recipients

This University Master's Degree is designed for students from degrees (Degrees or Bachelor's degrees) in the biopsychosanitary field (Psychology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biology) or psychosocial (Occupational Therapy, Social Education, Social Work) who want to specialize in Psychopharmacology and / or in Drug dependencies.

Why study this master?

This University Master offers a specialized training program, both in the field of Psychopharmacology and in the field of Drug Dependencies, from a clinical and research point of view. It is especially indicated for people who are interested in these subjects and want to develop their professional career in this field. The Title has a multidisciplinary character in which it is tried to integrate the theoretical knowledge of biomedical and biopsychological, with the most practical application of the subjects.

Students can find a complement to their training as clinicians thanks to the knowledge that supposes a mastery of psychopharmacological therapies. In addition they will also find psychosanitary training in the field of drug addiction and, of course, it is a very good tool for all those who want to pursue a research career in Psychopharmacology and Drug Addiction.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees during the course in which the pre-registration is carried out and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before the date established in the corresponding call (see href = "https: //www.ucm.es/requisitos-de-admision-a-masteres ).
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Oct 2020

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