See the entrance requirements for pre-enrolling for one of our doctoral programmes here.
See the general admission criteria for one of our doctoral programmes here.
Specific admission criteria of the doctoral programme
In addition to the general entrance requirements for doctoral studies, applicants must meet the following specific requirements:
An official master's degree in psychology, health, mental health, neuroscience, experimental sciences of the nervous system, or a related field.
Entrance is also possible by obtaining 60 ECTS credits in official postgraduate courses that include training in health sciences, neuroscience, neurobiology, psychiatry or psychology.
Interns in training as health specialists (Spanish AIR). For both interns and students with bachelor's degrees and postgraduate courses, the Academic Committee of the doctoral programme may stipulate bridging courses to be taken by the doctoral student.
Merits and assessment criteria
If the number of applicants to the doctoral programme exceeds the number of places offered, the following admission criteria will be followed:
The academic record (up to 3 points).
Research experience in the profiles of the master's degree (up to 1 point).
Advanced knowledge of English (up to 1 point).
Having a pre-doctoral contract with some of the groups of the programme (up to 3 points).
Having an AIR training contract (up to 2 points).
Collaborating in any of the groups of the programme (up to 2 points).
Bridging courses will be subjects chosen from the official master's degrees that allow direct access to the doctoral degree or from any master's that might substitute or incorporate them in the future. The master's degrees that currently allow direct access to the doctoral degree are:
• Master's Degree in General Health Psychology
• Master's Degree in General Health Psychology and the Master's Degree in the Nervous System: Neurotoxicology, Neuropsychopharmacology, Physiotherapy, Neuromusculoskeltal System
The following subjects will be bridging courses:
• The course on Handling experimental animals, aimed at all students who will use the animal model for their theses.
• The course in Research Design and Data Analysis, aimed at all students who no previous knowledge in this area.
- Enrolment (online enrolment)
See how to enrol here.