This English-taught Master’s programme takes one year (full-time), and, upon graduation, leads to the title of Master of Science (MSc). If you completed our Bachelor’s programme Psychology, you will have direct access to this Master’s programme.
The Master’s programme is split into two semesters, with both consisting of an eight-week teaching block, and a two-week examination block. You have to take 60 European credits (1 EC corresponds with 28 hours of study) within the programme. The nominal study load is 15 EC per block, with some flexibility. The exact range of specialization courses, and the blocks in which courses are offered, may vary per academic year.
The study programme also offers elective space, giving you the opportunity to specialize and explore pathways to becoming the psychological professional you want to be. These are the basic components of the programme:
- Four obligatory courses (20EC), specific to each specialization
- One-elective course (5EC), specific to each specialization
- A Master’s thesis and Internship (35EC) (if you opt for an internship (10EC), your Master’s thesis will take up 25EC)
Each specialization has its own distinct module list, highlighted in the following section.
The specializations offered are:
- Human Factors and Engineering Psychology
- Conflict, Risk and Safety
- Health Psychology and Technology
- Learning Sciences
- Positive Psychology and Technology