M.Sc. Psychology (Research)

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  • 24 months
  • EUR16000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
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Leiden University | Leiden, Netherlands
This research programme will provide you with high-quality training in the methodological and practical skills necessary to carry out scientific research on human behaviour.
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Description of Psychology (Research)

This research programme will provide you with high-quality training in the methodological and practical skills necessary to carry out scientific research on human behaviour.

In this two-year research programme you will gain hands-on experience with how psychological theory can contribute to the analysis and solution of practical problems and how the application of existing theory guides further theoretical development. You will be able to specialise in the psychological subdiscipline of your choice, but you will also be trained in a broad multidisciplinary research approach. The following specialisations are offered in the master's programme: Clinical and Health Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Developmental Psychology; Social and Organisational Psychology.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: October). Start in 1 September: June (non-EEA: April).
Tuition fee
  • EUR 16000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 1951 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015, February  2016
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

Specialisations
  • Clinical and Health Psychology (Research)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience (Research)
  • Developmental Psychology (Research)
  • Social and Organisational Psychology (Research)

Requirements for Psychology (Research)

The MPhil Psychology is selective master with a restricted number of places.

  • BA or BSc in Psychology with a third year course (or 400 level) on the topic of the track.
  • Superior grade for bachelor thesis and project.
  • A high average grade for coursework.
  • Letter of motivation by applicant
  • Two positive reference letters by members of academic staff

Work Experience for Psychology (Research)

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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