Applied Experimental Psychological Sciences (AEPS)

Bachelor's degree

In Milano (Italy)

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  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Milano (Italy)

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Credits

    120 ECTS


MSc. Degree in Applied Experimental Psychological Sciences (AEPS) offered by the Department of Psychology at the University of Milano-Bicocca is a new innovative two-year study program that focuses on the application of advanced knowledge in psychological sciences to address relevant human needs and tackle diverse issues in a range of contexts and domains. The goal of the program is to teach cutting-edge perspectives on the cognitive, social, emotional, and neural processes underlying human thought, behavior, language, knowledge, and decision-making. The program will help AEPS graduates acquire advanced theoretical and empirical knowledge,
strong transferable methodological research skills, with a specific focus on application of these skills , combining flexibility (e.g., the methodological research skills can be applied to a wide range of contexts) and specificity (e.g., they are applied to a spe




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The expertise gained through the program will open a range of career paths for our graduates to pursue careers both nationally and internationally, across academia as well as private and public sector. The program also provides a foundation for

3 years Bachelor Degree in Psychology from an accredited college/university or sufficient credits in Psychology. English Certification: Certificate of proficiency in English corresponding to min. B2 level, issued by recognized institutions

Admission procedures vary according to the student’s nationality and place of residence. For details, consult our website. Since the procedure may take several weeks/months of processing, we highly recommend you to get in touch with the competent offices as soon as possible. PLEASE NOTE: The number of seats available are limited (up to 60 for the academic year 2018-19), we request you to apply as soon as possible.

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  • Decision Making
  • Psychology
  • University
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Cognitive Science
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Course programme

First year courses
Cognitive Neuroscience 6 ECTS +2 ECTS E-Prime*
Cognitive Psychology 6 ECTS + 2 ECTS Matlab*
Social Cognition 6 ECTS + 2 ECTS Inquisit*
Psychometrics and Quantitative Methods 6 ECTS +2 ECTS R*
Cognitive Development 8 ECTS
Experimental Clinical Psychology ECTS

Two of the following laboratory courses
  • Research Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience:
  • Measurement methods and ambulatory assessment
  • Computational Modeling
  • Cognitive and Behavioral Measures

Elective course 8 ECTS - Students are free to choose from the course offered at Milano-Bicocca University.
* These four courses have lab activities equivalent to 2 CFU (16hours) each, which provide basic skills in programming experimental(Matlab, E-Prime, Inquisit) and statistical (R) software.

Second year coursesThree of the following
  • Cognitive Ergonomics
  • Decision Making
  • Applied Neuroscience
  • Applied Cognitive Development
  • Applied Social Cognition
  • Applied Psycholinguistics
  • Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Games and Economic Behavior
  • Elements of Human -Technology Interaction
Transferable Research Skills Laboratory 4 ECTSEvaluation of Psychological Interventions Laboratory 4 ECTSInternship 8 ECTS, 200 hours: students can choose between an academic research internship in Italy/abroad or a professional research internship.Dissertation 16 ECTS

Additional information


In order for you to fully experience Bicocca campus life, we have carefully selected the residence close to the main campus building that encourages you to not only integrates with your peers, but also with the local community. The University of Milano - Bicocca makes available at their residences (Building U12 , via Vizzola 5 in Milan and Building U22 , via Mantova in Sesto San Giovanni) some rooms destined to guest servi

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Applied Experimental Psychological Sciences (AEPS)

Price on request