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Pedagogical Sciences: Youth at Risk (track)

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From 0 to 21 years—these are the most crucial years in terms of development. It's also the ultimate timeframe to make a lasting impact. This track equips you with vital expertise in parenting, education, and preventive youth care. Gain skills to create, apply, and evaluate preventive programmes, sculpting a brighter future for young minds.

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🎓 Unique global programme focused on young people aged 0 to 21 years

Master's Week 12 -16 Feb
Master's Week 4-8 Nov
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Why study Youth at Risk at the UvA?

International programme 

Join a programme with students, teachers, and perspectives from all around the world.

Unique focus on youth aged 0 to 21 years 

Be part of the only Master's covering all developmental stages from birth to young adulthood.

Multidisciplinary approach 

Learn from skilled experts in parenting, education, and forensic youth care.

Extensive job opportunities 

Find your dream career in policy, practice, or research and development.

Is Youth at Risk right for you?

Yes, if you… 

  • love helping young people and making a positive impact 
  • find the development of people and society intriguing 
  • have an open mind to explore different ideas and views on topics related to youth at risk 
  • want to study in a lively international setting 
  • can't wait to blend science with hands-on practice in preventive youth care 

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Degree programme
MSc Pedagogical Sciences
Regular study programme
60 ECTS, 12 months
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Roeterseiland campus