The University of Amsterdam offers an outstanding two-year Research Master’s programme in Psychology. The Research Master’s programme aims to educate students as critical and analytic professionals who are able to deal with ever-changing knowledge in a scientifically responsible manner, build bridges between subdisciplines in psychology, and contribute to the formation of cutting-edge scientific insights. This programme is designed for motivated students with a strong interest in psychological research, who are interested in a career as academic or applied researcher in psychology.
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Major: Clinical Psychology Minor: Brain and Cognition
The primary focus of the Research Master’s programme is on developing critical, scientific thinking skills and teaching scientific knowledge and skills that are crucial for conducting high-quality psychological research. To this end the programme offers a series of advanced courses on scientific writing and presenting, research methods, statistics, and programming. The Research Master’s programme is firmly embedded in the psychology research programme at the University of Amsterdam, with specialised courses in an elective major – minor structure. These specialised courses are taught in informal, highly interactive small groups settings. Central to the Research Master’s programme are two separate research projects (Internship and Thesis), which may contribute to publications in international scientific journals.
Taught by international top researchers, the Research Master's programme offers a unique opportunity to further specialise in six major areas of psychology including:
Alumni from the Research master are very well qualified for
|Degree programme||Psychology (research)|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||120 ECTS, 24 months|
|Language of instruction||English|