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.
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:
- Human Factors & Engineering Psychology;
- Conflict, Risk & Safety;
- Learning Sciences;
- Health Psychology & Technology;
- Positive Psychology & Technology (Clinical Psychology: in Dutch, only for Dutch (speaking) students).
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?
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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