National requirements Cyprus

 

Apply for EuroPsy in Cyprus? Visit http://cypsa.org.cy/for-psychologists/europsy/

  • Psychology education

Programs follow the format of:
4 years BA + 3 years MA (Specialist Model) or 4 years BA + 3 or 4 years Doctorate (Science Practitioner Model)
Recognition of university education programmes as meeting EuroPsy requirements.
The Cyprus NAC welcomes applications from any programme at a university in Cyprus interested to be appraised and recognized as meeting EuroPsy requirements.

  • Programmes that meet EuroPsy requirements

Graduates from the following post graduate programm at the universitie of Cyprus have individually applied for and met EuroPsy requirements. 

Name of University City MA/MSc Degree Programmes
University of Cyprus Nicosia MA in School Psychology
  • Supervised practice arrangements (for the EuroPsy Certificate)

The arrangements for the one year (or equivalent) of supervised practical training for those training within national borders is typically completed as part of the core, post-graduate curriculum prior to leaving the University. The specific arrangements are decided by the training programs at the Universities to ensure that each psychologist reaches a level of independent practice for a set of specified competencies.

  • Arrangements for training of supervisors

There is no national arrangement for an organised training program for supervisors in Cyprus.

  • Recognition of title

“Psychologist” is not a legally recognized and protected title

  • License to practise

License or entry in a register is needed to practise psychology

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

There are no requirements for mandatory CPD. However the Cyprus Psychological Association is working to introduce a system of mandatory professional development for all licensed psychologists.