AIM OF THE PROGRAMME
The aim of the programme is to train professionals, who are perfect in the theoretical foundations and basic methods of psychology, have an insight into the applied branches of psychology, and possess skills and techniques that can be used in order to measure, explore and develop individuals, groups or organisations through behaviour measurement or other experiments. It is also aimed to provide theoretical and practical knowledge and a true sense vocation that supports further learning in any psychology MA.
According to the above mentioned objectives the curriculum of the faculty underlines the importance of theoretical knowledge and the regular syllabus of the profession of psychology, therefore it teaches the methodology and the practical courses eligible to master the main applied branches and the trainings that shape the skills and competences necessary for the behaviour analysis separately and supports it with high credit volume. Next to the basic courses and the regular syllabus the curriculum also offers further special courses to help their detailed understanding. One can choose from them in order to decide in which practical field the student wants to become familiar with or more deeply engaged in.
The methodically demanding research papers compiled in the fields of the basic branches substantiate the final dissertation which is in fact a portfolio of the empirical findings of these research papers, but with a methodical completion of an individually chosen one with further introduction into practical applications.
The final examination consists of the defence and discussion of the research papers. Students are to place their research papers within the broader context of their studies in psychology. Special emphasis will be given to the methodological skill and appropriate use of statistical methods acquired by the student.
STRENGTHS OF THE PROGRAMME
The foreign language qualification of ELTE has a long history stemming from the internationally known workshops and the teachers who are also recognized internationally. The programme exists since 1991, as an English language version of the Hungarian curriculum. During these years the Institute welcomed 50-60 students per year from a wide range of foreign countries. As one can see, the student to teacher ration supports a tutorial-like atmosphere which can boost communication and guidance effectiveness among the students and their teachers. Regarding the number of staff and students, the professional preparedness, administrative capacity, and infrastructural conditions of the institute, the Faculty of Education and Psychology at ELTE has the best Institute of Psychology in Hungary.
FACTS & FIGURES
Duration of the programme: 3 years (6 semesters)
Credit number: 180 ECTS
Type: bachelor, full-time
Tuition fee: 4200 EUR/semester
Application and entrance exam fee: 120-120 EUR
Degree: Human Behaviour Analyst
Accreditation number: OH-FHF/1415-4/2009