Master's programmes


This one-year Master’s programme is for anyone fascinated by using psychological knowledge in solving contemporary social problems with special attention for technological applications.

The Master’s programme in Psychology takes one year to complete (full-time). Are you interested in human behaviour and designing effective and workable psychological interventions? Then this Master’s programme is right for you. You can start in September or February. You can find more information on this website about the programme structure, admission and career prospects.

We also offer a bachelor's programme (BSc.) in Psychology.

Programme overview

Master’s degree in Psychology
Certification: MSc
1 year
Full-time (no part-time programs possible)
English taught
Starting date
1 September 2017
1 February 2018
Numerus fixus
Does not apply for the programme

Focus and disciplines

In the Master’s programme Psychology you will examine and understand human behaviour, providing you with insight into current psychological theories. Furthermore, you will learn to design effective and workable interventions to solve social problems to influence human behaviour. 

Research and specialization

The programme offers five one-of-a-kind specializations in the field of psychology:

Why opt for Psychology at the UT?

The Master’s at the University of Twente (UT) is unique due to the applied nature of our five specializations, each with its own profile. If you choose to study Psychology at UT, you’ll be able to combine traditional psychology with a technical approach, for example by studying eHealth. Read more about why opt for Psychology at the University of Twente

Career prospects

Following completion of your Master’s degree, you will have the opportunity to prove your worth to society as an expert in human behaviour. The position and the sector you work in will partly depend on your Master’s specialization. You can find yourself working as a consultant, project manager or coach in business, education, science or government sector. More information about the career prospects

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