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The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.

Psychology is the study of human behavior and the human mind. As a science, it only began in the late nineteenth century with the groundbreaking studies of psychologists such as Sigmund Freud. Psychology has several sub-disciplines that explore emotional and cognitive conditions and states.

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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

The purpose of the PhD in Psychology is to train researchers on the psychological, with a pluriparadigmatic approach, both within the discipline -in its conceptualization ... [+]

The purpose of the PhD in Psychology is to train researchers on the psychological, with a pluriparadigmatic approach, both within the discipline -in its conceptualization and methodological approach- and in the commitment to an interdisciplinary work. The program is framed in the interest of the University to privilege the social construction of meaning, socially relevant research in its environment and commitment to the construction and strengthening of an inclusive society, respectful and defender of human dignity. The program is structured around five lines of work that reflect the academic and research trajectory of the Faculty: Well-being and integral health; Social and armed conflicts: psychosocial approaches towards the construction of a culture of peace; Construction of knowledge in educational contexts; Families, crianzas and contexts and Psychology, work and subjectivity.... [-]

Colombia Bogotá
January 2020
Part-time
8 semesters
Campus