Master of Psychosocial support


The Master aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills that qualify them to work with various groups that need psychological support in times of disaster and peace. The master deals with materials in: psychological support, psychological counseling, social support, general psychology, personality structure, psychological support for adults, psychological support in times of crisis, social statistics, methods and methods of psychological support, psychological needs of children, case management and study, psychological support for families Special needs and their families. The Master is also keen to provide students with the skills of managing and organizing community institutions, such as effective administrative communication, management and organization of material, human, technical and cognitive resources, and providing students with skills related to designing scientific research, data analysis and psychological evaluation, and employing this in conducting psychosocial research.

The master’s program also aims to provide students with the necessary technological skills in the process of learning and education by providing them with modern technology expertise in the field of psychological support, with the aim of providing students with the special skills necessary to deal with people with special needs, and cases related to the behavior of those in need of psychological support through direct contact and individual counseling The collective and the household.

Course Aims

  • Providing the graduate who has a scientific and research spirit and is able to perform psychological support and counseling functions in order to provide social services to various societies and in multiple environments.
  • The Academy is also keen to reach the desired goals in accordance with international quality standards.
  • Preparing students to enter the labor market in the field of providing psychological and social services.
  • Securing a study environment that encourages students to pursue scientific research to keep pace with the social, life and civilizational requirements of the age.
  • To qualify the student to complete his postgraduate studies and obtain a doctorate, for wishing students.

Course Card information

  • course code:PS-M/32
  • Name and level of final award :Master / Education
  • Awarding body/institution :BARVQ
  • Status of awarding body/institution :Recognized Body
  • Location of delivery :Brussels – Belgium
  • Language of delivery and assessment :English- Arabic
  • Duration :24 months Full time
    (Regularity) through blended learning.
  • QAA subject benchmarking group(s) :Education
  • EQF Degree:7

The program structure is as follows:

  • Course list: consists of eight subjects distributed over two semesters, after which the student begins writing his master’s thesis.
  • Study material requirements: attend lectures – interact – study cases, pass exams. Presenting seminars.
  • Practical training requirements: conduct training in community institutions, study and follow up cases.

§  Minimum Degree Requirements

  • The duration of the Master of Psychological Support program is one academic year. It consists of three semesters, each semester is 12 weeks long, and the student gets 30 ECTS for each semester, so that the total for the whole year is 90 ECTS. The program consists of theoretical lectures, professional training, assignments and research work that the student performs during the year, and there is a theoretical exam at the end of each semester.

The scores in each subject are divided into 40 marks for the year work and training and 60 marks for the theoretical exam. In the first and second semesters, the student studies the subjects prescribed for him in the master’s degree, while in the third semester, he proceeds to prepare his master’s thesis under the supervision of a university professor appointed by the Academy.

  • Student will be able to :
    • Provide an advanced knowledge and philosophy in mental and social health, communication and supportive relationships
    • Apply Knowledge to relate critically to different practices in mental and social health
    • analyze and critically relate to various forms of knowledge and apply them in academic thinking related to mental and social health
    • carry out an independent and limited research project under supervision and in line with current research ethical guidelines
    • analyze conditions in the community that promote or inhibit mental and social health
    • work independently with both practical and theoretical issues in the field of psychosocial health
    • General efficiency
    • contribute to new thinking on innovation processes in mental and social health
    • Relevant ethical issues can be identified in research and practice

    convey academic issues, analyzes, and conclusions in the research community, in the field of practice and to the general public

  • You should have an undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognized university or higher education institute.
  • Mature applicants without an undergraduate degree but with relevant business experience are encouraged to apply, subject to interview.
  • Applicants with professional qualifications and/or four years of full-time work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • For exemption: If you hold qualifications or courses from another higher education institution, these may exempt you from courses of this degree
  • Through blended learning. System
  • Online part will be via Online Campus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration.
  • Related job titles to explore
  • Teaching in various schools and educational institutions
  • Social counselor in schools.
  • Educational prompt.
  • An employee in the homes of citizens and social services.
  • Working with humanitarian organizations in the field of counseling and social care.
  • Working with various institutions of educational specialization.
  • Curriculum creator and planner.
  • School principals.
  • Organizer of literary and linguistic activities in public libraries.
  • Work as an educational researcher with various institutions concerned with the care and organization of society (municipalities, educational institutions, social welfare institutions …).
  • Carrying out educational research of a statistical and survey nature.
  • Work with institutions that work to integrate the groups that need support in society.