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Discover the Master’s programme & tracks
The Master’s programme Work and Organisational Psychology offers specialisations in 4 tracks. Coaching & Vitality in Organisations is one of them. The other tracks are:
- Consultancy & Organisational Development
- Human Resource & Career Management
- Sport & Performance Psychology
In the Coaching & Vitality in Organisations track, you will gain in-depth knowledge in positive occupational health psychology and relevant professional skills. Questions such as the following are explored:
- Which proactive and preventative steps can you take to ensure ‘healthy’ career development?
- What can organisations do to contribute to job satisfaction and promote the long-term health and well-being of their employees?
- What are the causes and consequences of being absent at work and how can organisations prevent absenteeism?
The staff teaching in the Work and Organisational Psychology programme is internationally renowned for its research excellence. The chair of Work and Organisational Psychology is prof. dr. Astrid Homan.
The Coaching & Vitality in Organisations Master’s track prepares students for a career as an occupational and organisational psychologist or an occupational and health psychologist. The track also provides a sound basis for various other positions, such as:
- (Self-employed) Coach
- Career counsellor
- Occupational health consultant
- Learning & development consultant
- Reemployment and outplacement counselor
- Researcher on issues such as: vitality, healthy working conditions, and effective coaching techniques
Is the Master’s track Coaching and Vitality in Organisations for you?
The Coaching & Vitality in Organisations Master’s track may be a good fit for you, if you are interested in:
- Contributing to keeping people happy and healthy in their job and career
- Thinking about how organisations can contribute to employees’ work engagement, health and well-being
- Helping organisations to implement evidence-based interventions to enhance the functioning, well-being, and health of employees (e.g., mindfulness, job crafting)
- Using effective work-related coaching techniques to support employees with work and career issues