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Child Development and Education

Research Master

What is the typical path of child development? How can we support child development and improve education? Interested in answering these questions? Then this is the right programme for you! The two-year intensive and small-scale research master's programme offers a stimulating learning environment. You will acquire in-depth knowledge and receive thorough training in methods and statistics, enabling you to conduct research in a subject area of your choice.

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🎓 Unique intersection between Child Development and Education

Master's Week 12 -16 Feb
Master's Week 4-8 Nov
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Why study Child Development and Education at the UvA?

Combination of theory and research practice

Small-scale, international programme

Choice between a regular and a clinical route

Best evaluated Master’s programme in the Social and Behavioural Sciences, of the University of Amsterdam (score 87.8/100 in the National Student Survey 2022)

Is Child Development and Education right for you?

Do you have:

  • a university level Bachelor’s degree in child development, education, developmental psychology, or a related field?
  • basic knowledge of quantitative research methods and statistics?
  • excellent study results?
  • good writing skills?
  • sufficient active and passive proficiency in English?
  • an active interest in research?
  • the ambition to become a researcher?

Then the Research Master's in Child Development and Education is the right programme for you!

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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
Child Development and Education (research master)
Regular study programme
120 ECTS, 24 months
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Starts in
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Roeterseiland campus