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Master
Psychology: Coaching & Vitality in Organisations (track)
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Careers

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 

Would you like more information about future job opportunities or do you want advice choosing the right career path? Contact the UvA Students Career Centre.  

Skills

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. 

A&O Nip registration, A&G NIP registration and BAPD certificate

This track prepares students who also have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology for A&O NIP registration and A&G NIP registration. For students who 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. 

Career coaching during your Master’s

You can make use of a wide variety of career tools and support from the UvA Student Careers Centre (SCC) during your studies. The SCC organises career events, workshops, training courses, as well as CV checks, interview practice sessions and much more.  

Career events

The UvA Student Careers Centre organises several events for Bachelor's and Master's students from all disciplines. They include workshops, labour market trends, inspiring speakers, CV check, contact with employers, having a professional LinkedIn photo taken and best practises for applying to jobs. The VSPA (The Association of Psychology Students in Amsterdam) also organizes various events focused on exploring future career opportunities. Through our Work & Organisational Psychology alumni network, you can get in touch with many of our alumni, who tend to be happy to discuss career options with you.