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Psychology: Human Resource & Career Management (track)


Hiring and retaining employees is increasingly difficult these days. Every organisation is fighting to attract and retain the best people. This means that employees often can choose between potentially suitable jobs, but they don’t always know how to make that choice. In this track, you will learn how you can help organisations and/or individual workers to make the choices that are right for them.


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Study programme

Questions such as these are explored in the Master's track in Human Resource & Career Management .

  • ​How do you recruit and select the right people for the right job?
  • What are the best ways to retain, reward, and assess people?
  • Do you influence your career choices or are they determined by others? 
  • What is required for a successful career these days and how can you help people achieve that? 

small-group teaching approach

Learn about

effective human resource practices  

Learn to

help people achieve a successful, satisfying and fulfilling career 

Focus on

selecting, developing and retaining the right person for the right job 

Academic staff 

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 Human Resource & Career Management track prepares students for jobs like:

  • HR consultant on topics such as recruitment, personnel selection and assessment, talent management, job evaluations, remuneration structures, performance management, and motivating and retaining employees
  • HR employee
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Career advisor

Is Human Resource and Career Management for you?

This Master’s track may be a good fit for you, if you are interested in: 

  • Helping individuals find the right job for them and helping organisations find the right people 
  • Contributing to keep people happy and productive in their job 
  • Thinking about how performance can be appraised and remunerated 
  • Working on career development and planning with people and organisations 
  • Helping people develop their job market skills 
Facts & Figures
Degree programme MSc Psychologie
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 66604
Location Roeterseiland campus