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Do you wish to comprehend human behaviour? We offer you one of the best master programmes in Psychology in the Netherlands.

Are you interested in the ways to compose the best-performing team, or to select the right people for a job? Are you curious how brain structures are involved in processing and representing emotions and actions? Did you ever wonder how people learn? How can you teach a child to read, or a pilot to fly an aircraft? If one of the answers is yes, our master degree programme might be perfect for you!

The MSc in Psychology is a one-year graduate programme designed to provide students with the analytical skills and conceptual knowledge to be able to work independently in the field of their desired specialisation. The programme deals with recent developments in the research field and uses the most advanced research methods.

*Brain and Cognition
*Clinical Psychology
*Positive Organisational Psychology
*Psychology of Human Learning and Performance


2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 11600 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 14500 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar


*Bachelor's or undergraduate research university degree in Psychology
*Proof of proficiency in the English language


* This is an intensive programme that emphasises psychology as it is practised.
* It is oriented toward problem-solving, and you work in small groups solve to psychological issues.
* The programme offers a strong emphasis and first-rate preparation for a career in education, business or research.


Programme of the Master in Psychology:
*Three courses in the field of your specialisation (for example a course in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Personnel selection or Innovation in Learning Environments)
*A course in Advanced Research Methods (statistics)
*A research project resulting in a master's thesis and practical internship (optional)

instruction modes

In the Master in Psychology, we use Problem Based Learning (PBL). In PBL, students work together in small groups on different psychological problems. Students have an active role and are responsible for their learning process. Once a week you will have a lecture and you will gain experience working as a psychologist in various practical exercises and skills trainings.

job perspective

A number of possibilities await you as a psychologist. Depending on your specialty you can become a human-resources manager, a trainer, a career counsellor, a youth worker, an educational advisor, a therapist, or a developmental psychologist. You can become a researcher at a university or in the pharmaceutical industry, or get started with a counselling office.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 420