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Master's Degree in General Health Psychology (M169)

Qualifying Master's Degree

Master's website

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Centro Universitario Cardenal Cisneros

Teaching centre(s)

Centro Universitario Cardenal Cisneros

Avenida de los Jesuitas 34, 28006, Alcalá de Henares

Year Course Started

2017-18 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One and a half academic years, full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS for full-time students, 30 ECTS for part-time students

Type of teaching

Face-to-face classes


Spanish: All subjects will be taught in Spanish, as well as the Master's Dissertation.
English: As part of the bibliography for the subjects, for seminars and for students papers.

Level of qualification

Level 3 leading to the title of Master's Degree. Level 3 (Master's) of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 22/2015, of 23rd January (BOE 07/02/2015).

Professional qualification

Qualifying Master's: This Master's is in accordance with the 7th Additional Provisions of the General Public Health Law 33/2011, of 4th October and Order ECD/1070/2013, of 12th June, which establish the requirements for Official University degree titles that qualify for the exercise of the regulated profession of General Health Psychologist. 


Academic and professional


Dra. Ana Sofía Urraca López


Academic Coordinator: Dra. Ana Sofía Urraca

Internships Coordinator Dª. Cristina Castilla

Academic Committee

Dª Ana Sofía Urraca López
Dª Virginia Martín Romera
Dª Helena Garrido Hernansáiz


Administrative issues:

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total number of places available: 90

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations


Collaboration agreements and programmes



Fees: 1st matriculation: nationals and residents: 5.531 € first year, 2.690 € second year; non-EU non-residents: 14.443 € first year, 7.146 € second year (approximate information).


Curso 2024-25

Comienzo de las clases: lunes, 23 de septiembre de 2024

Curso 2023-24

Alumnos de nuevo ingreso:

  • Primer curso: de septiembre de 2023 a julio de 2024
  • Segundo curso: de septiembre de 2024 a marzo de 2025

Alumnos que realizan el 2º curso:

  • septiembre de 2023 a marzo de 2024


  • First course: 
    • First term: Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 20:30h. 
    • Second term: Mondays and Tuesdays from 15:30 to 20:30h.
    • Internships will take place in a specific schedule depending on the centre they take place.
  • Second course: 
    • Optional subjects schedule: 6 days (distributed throughout the term), 4 hours a day from 15:30 to 19:30h.
    • Internships will take place in a specific schedule depending on the centre they take place.
    • In addition, there will be 5 hours of academic tutoring for internships at CUCC, distributed in 3 sessions.
    • Master's dissertation tutorials will be agreed upon between the student and the tutor.


Centro Universitario Cardenal Cisneros

Avda. Jesuitas, 34

28806, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

External Practicums

Documentos de los procesos de calidad

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Monserrat Giménez, Managing Director

Isabel Silva, Deputy Director of Academic Planning

Joseba Louzao, Deputy Director of Educational Innovation and Research

Pilar Royo, Head of Quality Unit

Beatriz Moreno, Secretary of Quality Unit

Alberto González, Center Administrator

Alfredo Palacios, Coordinator of the degree in Primary Education Teaching

José Ramón Franco, Coordinator of the degree in Infant Education Teaching

Virginia Martín,  Coordinator of the degree in Psychology

Andrés Sánchez,  Coordinator of the degree in Social Education

Cristina Serrano, Director of the Master's  degree in Attention to Diversity and Educational Support

Ana Sofía Urraca, Director of the Master's degree in General Health Psychology

Yolanda Redondo, PAS representative

A students representative

Complaints and Suggestions