Developmental Psychopathology in Education and Child Studies (research) (MSc)
The master’s degree programme Developmental Psychopathology in Education and Child Studies (research) is an academic, not a vocational programme. It offers research based knowledge about education and child development.
General diploma requirements
Holders of one of the following degrees may be admitted to the programme:
- a research (i.e. not a professional) Bachelor’s degree programme in the field of Education and Child Studies or a relevant degree, provided (1) this programme contains at least 20 ec in research methods and statistics of social and behavioral sciences and the use of data analysis software and in addition at least 60 ec in Education and Child subjects or Education and Child Studies relevant subjects; (2) the candidate has demonstrable affinity with an area of research in the Research Master’s programme, as evidenced by a BA-thesis relating to that area (please, send a copy together with your application); (3) a high grade for the BA-thesis (7,5 or higher). Also required are a motivation letter, a CV and two letters of recommendation.
English Language Proficiency
In order to successfully participate in this programme, you must be proficient in English. The following requirements apply*:
- IELTS 7.0;
- TOEFL (Internet-based) 100/CPE or CAE 185.
Detailed information about English language proficiency
For detailed information about which English qualifications are accepted, as well as the relevant exemption criteria, refer to English language proficiency.
*Please note: You do not have to submit proof of proficiency if you have completed your education in Canada (except French-taught programmes in Canada), USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia, or when you hold an English-taught International Baccalaureate, or for Dutch students, if you have completed VWO level English or a English taught bachelor at a Dutch Research University.