Study program Psychology

„Science through which we comprehend ourselves and others”

 

A total of 20 lecturers are employed at the psychology department that implements study program Psychology. For years, the study of psychology has been among the most popular studies at University of Banja Luka. This fact is not surprising, taking into account the nature of the subject of study that enables student, with help of empirical scientific knowledge, to know more about himself, others and functioning of complete social environment which represents precondition for improvement of quality of life both of our own and others. At the same time, study program psychology is modernized, it employs rather young, cooperative staff with considerable scientific, professional and international experience.


Founded at EuroPsy framework of qualifications for education of psychologists,study program psychology passed procedures of international and national accreditation and belongs among leaders of Univeristy of Banja Luka in terms of internationalization. This enabled our students to spend one semester of full time studies at exchange in different European universities (in Germany, Holland, Finland and Slovenia) and after getting diploma, to continue studies or get employed in other countries (for example, Germany, Slovakia, the USA, Greece, Slovenia).  

First year
Subject name Sem. Status L P ECTS
Introduction to psychology I R 2 2 4
Psychology of perception I R 3 2 6
Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology of CNS I R 3 1 5
Statistics in psychology I I R 2 3 6
Methodology of psychological research I R 2 3 6
French language 1 I E 2 0 3
Psychology of learning II R 2 2 6
Cognitive psychology II R 3 2 6
Statistics in psychology II II R 2 3 6
Introduction to social psychology II R 2 3 6
French language 2 II E 2 0 3
Sociology – selected topics II E 2 0 2
Second year
Subject name Sem. Status L P ECTS
Psychology of memory and thinking III R 2 2 5
Psychometrics I III R 2 3 6
Introduction to developmental psychology III R 2 3 5
Social interaction III R 2 2 6
Psychology ofconsciousness III E 2 1 3
Psychometrics II IV R 2 2 5
Psychology of motivation and emotions IV R 3 2 6
Theories of cognitive development IV R 2 3 6
Theoretical-empirical concepts of personality psychology IV R 2 2 5
Fundamentals of psychology of groups IV R 2 2 5
Psychology ofconsciousness IV E 2 1 5
Third year
Subject name Sem. Status L P ECTS
Introduction to pedagogical psychology V R 2 2 5
Social-emotional development V R 2 2 6
Introduction to clinical psychology V R 2 2 5
Fundamentals of work psychology V R 2 2 5
Social pathology: social-psychological aspect V R 2 2 5
Theories of development of symbolic processes V E 2 1 3
Psychology of teaching and learning VI R 2 2 6
Psychopathology VI R 2 2 6
Psychopathology of childhood and youth VI R 2 2 5
Fundamentals of pedagogy with didactics VI R 2 1 4
Speech development VI E 2 1 3
Theories of development of symbolic processes VI E 2 1 3
; Interactive teaching VI E 2 1 3