Objectives and competences

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Psicologia
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
  • Medicine and dentistry
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.600,00 €
Second year: 2.850,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:14/10/2022
ManagmentFusté Escolano , Adela
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- To learn theoretical bases regarding cancer and the problems it causes in patients and their families.
- To learn psychosocial factors involved in the genesis of cancer to develop health promotion programmes.
- Gain training in the abilities and techniques required for the psychological treatment of cancer patients and their families.
- To gain resources to prevent and address the emotional problems that affect health staff specialised in care for cancer patients.
- To gain the theoretical and practical knowledge required to advise and instruct healthcare staff on topics relating to how they treat and relate to patients.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates in Psychology.
- People with demonstrable basic training in clinical psychology (an interview or an assessment test could be carried out).
- People with sufficient availability to ensure attendance of face-to-face classes, practical training and monitoring tutorials.

The course manager may decide that an interview with the student be requested to assess compliance with the requirements.

Access requirements and conditions


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Psicologia
Pg Vall d'Hebron, 171

08035 - Barcelona
Email address:master.psicooncologia@ub.edu
Observations:Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m. (face-to-face lectures). During the second year, some lectures are held on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 8 p.m. Supervised work placements are carried out in the mornings, at a time agreed with the health institution.

For further enquiries

Address:Jolanda F.Ruiz
Passeig Vall d'Hebron, 171

08035 - Barcelona
Email address:master.psicooncologia@ub.edu
Observations:Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m