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Psychology: Coaching & Vitality in Organisations (track)


Graduates of the Master’s track Coaching & Vitality in Organisations are true scientist-practitioners, who can work and contribute to any type of organisation, either as self-employed professionals or as employees. Their expert knowledge and skills are of great value for formulating policies in the field of occupational health psychology (OHP), for development and implementation of OHP interventions, or for consulting on OHP-related issues.

Where do our graduates work?

The track provides a sound basis for various positions, such as: 

  • (Self-employed) Coach 
  • Trainer 
  • Career counsellor 
  • Occupational health consultant 
  • Learning & development consultant 
  • Reemployment and outplacement counselor 
  • Policy advisor in an organisation 
  • Researcher on issues such as: vitality, healthy working conditions, and effective coaching techniques 


Graduates of the Master’s track Coaching & Vitality can apply the knowledge and skills gained to address all the main issues in occupational health psychology. If you also have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, this track entitles you for A&O or A&G NIP registration. If you also have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology it is also possible to obtain the BAPD certificate (NIP) provided that the HRM and Psychological Assessment course is chosen as an elective. The BAPD is only available for Dutch students. 

UvA Student Careers Centre

The Student Careers Centre is there to help with your career development. You can contact them to discuss your options, ambitions and doubts at any time during your studies.

Your diploma is not a farewell

After graduating, you don't have to say goodbye to the University of Amsterdam! We are happy to help you develop your career. You can join the young alumni programme, which will assist you in mapping out your career. And as an alumnus, you can also still use the Student Careers Centre.