Applicant 2022: Become a Psychologist with the SUSU School of Medical Biology

South Ural State University offers a variety of specialities for graduates. The SUSU School of Medical Biology provides training of highly qualified specialists in the field of psychology. Psychologists who are able to provide quality assistance will always be in demand. Namely this type of specialists, in the constantly changing world, help a person solve inner and interpersonal conflicts, find ways of development and self-fulfilment.

Become a practicing psychologist and help people

Physiological characteristics, early childhood experience and many other factors allow some people to adapt to new circumstances on their own, while others will need additional support. Graduates of the 37.05.01 Clinical Psychology programme obtain knowledge and skills necessary for diagnosing the specifics of the human psyche, including in case of various disorders, as well as for conducting psychological intervention (counselling, rehabilitation, or correction).

“Of course, psychological knowledge is applied not only in critical situations, but also in the framework of occupational selection, psychological support, career management of personnel in law-enforcement agencies, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, in civil organisations and in business. Students of the 37.05.02 Psychology of Occupational Activity (Psychology of Management and Organizational Counselling) programme acquire knowledge and working skills in this direction,” says Head of the Department Elena Rylskaia.

“The 37.03.01 Psychology Bachelor’s degree programme is a basic psychological education which allows to choose any speciality and any Master’s degree programme in the future. The Bachelor’s degree in psychology is the basis for self-development, self-improvement and moving forward!” says Head of the Department Svetlana Morozova.

Continue your education with a Master’s degree

Psychological knowledge can be applied not only in the workplace of a psychologist or medical psychologist, but also in everyday life, or as part of a career in another professional field. In this regard, in the 37.04.01 Psychology Master’s degree programme one can meet students who already have legal, economic, engineering and other education.

“This year, SUSU is forming groups in 3 programmes. If you are interested in which psychological mechanisms should be considered in the process of team and business management, how to choose the most suitable competitors for the workplace, what profiling and coaching is, then these questions can be answered by studying in the Psychology in Managerial and Business Systems programme. In the Psychological Counselling programme you will have an opportunity to learn about the main areas in counselling work: psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioural, gestalt, humanistic work, etc. Practice-refining in a group under guidance by experienced mentors is an integral part of this programme,” explains Head of the Department Svetlana Morozova.

“The Clinical Psychology in Healthcare programme is aimed at those who want to obtain information not only about the specifics of the psyche of a healthy person, but also about various deviations in its functioning. At the same time, students who study in one of the Master’s degree programmes and want to gain additional knowledge and work as medical psychologists, can take professional retraining programme,” says Head of the Department Alena Astaeva.

High level of professional knowledge and research skills allow graduates of the SUSU School of Medical Biology successfully compete on the labour market in Russia and abroad. The choice is yours!

The number of state-funded places in the Bachelor’s degree and Specialist degree programmes:

  • 37.03.01 Psychology: 13 places
  • 37.05.01 Clinical Psychology: 18 places
  • 37.05.02 Psychology of Occupational Activity: 18 places

Starting this year, you can study at South Ural State University with a discount. Students enrolling in the full-time or full-time/part-time Bachelor’s degree or Specialist degree programmes after graduating from school may qualify for discounts from 3% to 30%.

South Ural State University is a university of digital transformations, where innovative research is conducted in most of the priority fields of science and technology development. In accordance with the strategy of scientific and technological development of the Russian Federation, the university is focused on the development of big scientific interdisciplinary projects in the field of digital industry, materials science, and ecology. In 2021 SUSU became the winner in the competition under the Priority 2030 program. The university acts as a regional project office of the World-class Ural Interregional Research and Education Centre (UIREC).




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