Understanding data about human behaviour is an important and valuable skill in today's society. Companies, public institutions and governmental organizations — they all use the continuous stream of big data to describe and predict human behaviour.
Apply knowledge from the field of Brain and Cognitive Sciences to answer important societal questions. You learn to set up applied experiments, and to translate empirical findings into practical advice.
The Department of Social Psychology offers an English-speaking master’s programme in Cultural Psychology. We invite ambitious Dutch and international students with a genuine interest in (cross-) cultural psychology to apply for this selective, one-year programme.
The track focuses on occupational health psychology, more specifically the psychology of interventions that promote the well-being and functioning of people at work. The background, development, and application of work-related coaching and other interventions (including mindfulness) play a key role in this track.
The track focuses on organisational psychology; this discipline studies the relationship between employees and their social working environment (e.g., colleagues, supervisors, teams, organization as a whole).
Almost all children hate smoking, yet about a quarter of young adults take up smoking. What changed in-between childhood and adulthood and what can we do to prevent this behaviour? Similar questions can be asked for problematic use of drugs, or unprotected sex, overweight and obesity.
This track focuses on personnel psychology, the discipline that examines individual processes within the organization. It is the study of how organisations hire and retain the right people for the right job.
Why are emotional appeals in advertising campaigns sometimes effective and sometimes not? How do we encourage fewer people to cycle in pedestrian areas? How do we study the effectiveness of measures to prevent tax evasion?
What psychological processes are involved in peak performance? That is the main question in this Master’s track. This question is divided into two sub-questions (1) How do you help people perform at their best when it really matters? and (2) How do you help people reach very difficult goals?
The Training & Development track unites theories and applications from Social, Clinical and Work and Organisational Psychology. This track within the Master of Psychology is suitable for you if you are looking for a broad professional field as a trainer within psychology. In Training & Development, you will use a variety of theoretical and practical approaches.
De track Training & ontwikkeling verenigt theorieën en toepassingen uit de Sociale, Klinische en Arbeids- en organisatiepsychologie. Deze track binnen de master Psychologie is geschikt voor jou, wanneer je een breed beroepenveld als trainer binnen de psychologie zoekt. Je maakt bij Training & ontwikkeling namelijk gebruik van uiteenlopende theoretische en praktische invalshoeken.
Status accreditatie en titulatuur
De master Psychologie is positief getoetst door de Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatie Organisatie. Dat betekent dat de opleiding na succesvolle afronding leidt tot een wettelijk erkend masterdiploma Psychologie en de titel Master of Science (MSc).
De verschillende klinische mastertracks vallen onder Gezondheidszorgpsychologie.