Follow the steps below to apply for this degree programme.
The Youth at risk programme starts once a year in September.
The entry requirements for the Master's track Youth at Risk are outlined in the document below.
The following criteria are set for admission:
Applicants from abroad, who wish to enrol in the Master’s programme Youth at risk, must meet a number of requirements regarding academic level and background and proficiency in English. Students with an academic Bachelor’s degree in Child Development Science (Pedagogische wetenschappen), (Developmental) Psychology, Sociology or a closely related discipline are invited to apply, provided they meet all other entry requirements.
International degrees are evaluated by professional credential evaluators of the UvA. The minimum level of the degree should be equivalent to a Dutch academic Bachelor’s degree. Educational systems vary considerably across the world; some Bachelor's degrees are valued at three years of a Dutch university education, while others are valued at two years or less. During the application process we will ask you to upload the documents needed for the credential evaluation.
The following procedure only applies to students who have are currently in the final stage of their bachelor's degree at a Dutch educational institution. Consequently, this information is available in Dutch only.
De Universiteit van Amsterdam hanteert normaal gesproken een ‘harde knip’; dit betekent dat je pas met de master kunt beginnen als je je bachelor of premaster volledig hebt afgerond. Afdeling Pedagogische en Onderwijswetenschappen volgt voor het studiejaar 2020-2021 het UvA-beleid van de zachte knip. Dit heeft de volgende implicaties:
2.3.1 Master Pedagogische wetenschappen
After submitting your enrolment application in Studielink, you will receive an email with your UvAnetID. Follow the instructions in the email to activate your ID as you will need it to complete your UvA application.
Within 4-6 weeks the admission commitee will inform you by e-mail.
Please inform the Education Desk as soon as possible whether you accept the offer to start start with the master's track Youth at Risk.
The introduction of the Master's track Youth at Risk takes place in the last week of August or i the first week of September. Mid-June you will receive an e-mail with all the essential information. Make sure that you are present, so you can meet your fellow students and teachers. You will receive a lot of information about how the master is compiled and what is expected of you.
A student ID card is a personal card which serves as proof of identity for examinations or borrowing library books. You will receive instructions on how to request your student ID card.
You will need to pay the tuition fee in order to complete your enrolment for a degree programme at the UvA.