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PRESENTATION OF THE FACULTY OF PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION SCIENCES

             The Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences is a new academic structure, established in 2015 following reorganisation of the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology. Reorganisation was imposed by the development of new programmes of studies in Education Sciences (Pedagogy of primary and pre-school education undergraduate programme), in line with the labour market demands and the effective legislation. Pursuant to Government Resolution no. 575 / 2015 on Approval of the list of the fields and majors / undergraduate programmes of studies and of the structures of higher education institutions for the 2015 – 2016 academic year, the programmes of studies belong to the same branch of sciences, namely Psychology and Behavioural Sciences.  

The Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences organises the following undergraduate and Master programmes, under the laws:

  1. a)Undergraduate studies – 3 years / 6 semesters; 180 credits:

- Psychology (full-time studies) – 200 seats, accredited programme as per Government Resolution no. 575/2015, as published in the Official Journal no .554 bis of 27 July 2015 and Government Resolution no. 376/2016, as published in the Official Journal no. 413 of 1 June 2016;

- Psychology (part-time studies) – 125 seats, authorised programme as per Government Resolution no. 575/2015, as published in the Official Journal no. 554 bis of 27 July 2015 and Government Resolution no. 376/2016, as published in the Official Journal no. 413 of 1 June 2016;

- Psychology (Distance Learning) – 75 seats, authorised programme as per Government Resolution no. 575/2015, as published in the Official Journal no. 554 bis of 27 July 2015 and Government Resolution no. 376/2016, as published in the Official Journal no. 413 of 1 June 2016;

- Pedagogy of primary and pre-school education (full-time studies) – 100 seats, authorised programme as per Government Resolution no. 575/2015, as published in the Official Journal no. 554 bis of 27 July 2015 and Government Resolution no. 376/2016, as published in the Official Journal no. 413 of 1 June 2016.

  1. b)Master studies – 2 years / 4 semesters; 120 credits:

- Forensic psychology and victimology, accredited programme as per Government Resolution no. 595/2015, as published in the Official Journal no. 595 bis of 6 August 2015 and Government Resolution no. 402/2016, as published in the Official Journal no. 453 of 16 June 2016;

- Clinical psychology and psychological intervention, accredited programme as per Government Resolution no. 595/2015, as published in the Official Journal no. 595 bis of 6 August 2015 and Government Resolution no. 402/2016, as published in the Official Journal no. 453 of 16 June 2016.    

The fundamental mission of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences is providing a high level training of the students and Master candidates in the spirit of the European values and the humanistic traditions and in line with the current scientific development standards, with Romania’s requirements, in its capacity as a European Union member and with the demands of the internal and external labour markets. The training process covers both the fundamental training and the development of the necessary practical skills according to the current scientific and professional standards, as well as the promotion of its interdisciplinary character.

Therefore, the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences aims at providing the initial and continuing training of the students; promoting (fundamental, applied and developmental) research; providing counselling services and professional and scientific services for the institutions, the community and the persons concerned; the students building the civic spirit, the innovative and critical thinking and the democratic values; expanding and diversifying the cooperative relationships with the education and research institutions in Romania and abroad; initiating and monitoring the operation of quality assurance structures and mechanisms; the teaching staff building and improving their professional and scientific expertise; developing the institutional capacity of the specialisation and, implicitly, of the Faculty.  

Objectives of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences:

-          Promoting – in an integrated teaching – learning – assessment and research system – of a complex and sound training of the students and Master candidates in the spirit of the national and European humanistic values and traditions;

-          Building, diversifying and strengthening (the) partnerships with national and international education and research institutions, as well as with other institutions and organisations;

-          Aligning to the European standards in point of the teaching / learning and research processes by providing quality and performance in education and research, in order to meet the future graduates’ expectations and enable them to reach a satisfying social and professional status;

-          Promoting and developing the national and international teacher and student mobility programmes; increasing the teaching staff visibility both in and outside the country;

-          Promoting quality in education and research;

-          Updating the programmes of studies and the learning aids;

-          Promoting the modern teaching methods and means (audio and video resources) and using information technology (E-learning Blackboard platform) in the teaching / learning process;

-          Permanent coverage with teaching materials for all the subjects included in the curriculum, for both undergraduate and Master programmes;

-          Collaborating with the Career Counselling and Orientation Centre (C.C.O.C.) to efficiently guide the students, Master candidates and graduates into the labour market;

-          Accessing the nationally or internationally funded research programmes in order to attain the objectives set forth by the Research Plan of the faculty and support the Research Strategy.

                                                        

The programmes of studies, the research plans and strategies subjected to periodic review by the Department Council and the Faculty Council, reflect the openness to the European academic and scientific knowledge space. Therefore, the education and research mission of the faculty is deemed pertinent and appropriate in relation to the National Qualifications List and takes into account the national and European education, research and career-related objectives.