Degree programme

Health Psychology

Course details

4 years
BSc in Social Sciences
240 ECTS credits
3,590 EUR per year
Taught in English

Health Psychology is a study programme with the aim to educate competent bachelors in health psychology with scientific insight, solid base of scientific knowledge in health psychology and professional application skills in the field of personal and public health and well-being. This programme aims to ensure the necessary universal first stage health psychology training and provide thorough knowledge on healthcare systems, aims and objectives of health maintenance and promotion, system requirements and demands and the role of mental health professionals in meeting these needs.


Continue your education in Master, Doctorate and PhD programmes

Work as an assistant psychologist, a research assistant or HR assistant

Work in the projects

Work in health, social, educational and organizational sectors

Programme structure

What you will learn each year:

Year 1

Introduction to Studies, Introduction to Psychology, Psychology of Communication, Neurophysiology and Biological Bases of Psychology, Humanitarian-Social Sciences, Lithuanian language, Basic Statistics, Human Ecology and Sustainable Social Development

Year 2

Health Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, Scientific Literature Analysis, Lithuanian language, Coursework.

Year 3

Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology and Practice, Crisis and Disaster Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Practice, Ethical Issues in Psychology, Psychiatry, Health Care Systems, Economics and Management, Research Planning and Design, Coursework.

Year 4

Counselling Psychology, Work and Organizational Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Behavioural Medicine, Statistical Analysis in Psychological Research, Health Policy, Academic Writing, Preparation and Defence of Bachelor’s Thesis.


Degree recognized in the Europe. The programme is prepared according to the EuroPsy requirements

This large-scale programme especially meets the needs of students who are interested in mind and body relationship, behaviour sciences and health promotion and treatment of health disorders

You will have courses with students from different study programmes (medicine, nursing and social work) so you will learn how to work in healthcare teams

University provides lots of opportunities to develop practical skills in various healthcare, educational and occupational areas as well as in the largest clinical hospital in the Baltic States

University provides the variety of laboratories and equipment for experiments in psychology and neurosciences as well as an opportunity to implement their innovative ideas in the Centre of Psychological Well-being and Health Education

Multicultural environment and student community: international students from 87 different countries make up over 23 % of the total student body at LSMU

Possibility to spend a semester or whole academic year abroad with the Erasmus+ exchange programme

Support system for student adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychological counselling


Roza Joffė - Luinienė

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