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Psychology (research)

Research Master

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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🎓 Learn specific scientific skills such as programming and presenting, while also taking courses in two fields of your choice

Masterweek 4-8 nov 2024
Masterweek 10-14 feb 2025

Designed for motivated students with a strong interest in psychological research

Advanced courses on research methods and statistics, programming and writing and presentation skills

Informal, highly interactive small groups setting

Become part of a group of highly motivated students

Taught by international top researchers

Learn directly from experts in the field

Unique major/minor studyplan

Choose 2 out of the 6 specialisations (major/minor)

Is a Research Master's in Psychology for you?

  • You have a critical mind and love to use it
  • You enjoy doing research and would like to be part of the research community
  • You like a challenge: research in psychology is complicated
  • You find psychology deeply fascinating and cannot wait to explore the field
  • You consider doing a PhD after your graduation
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Degree programme
Psychology (research)
Regular study programme
120 ECTS, 24 months
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Roeterseiland campus