Learning Problems and Impairments (international track) (MSc)
About the programme
The programme of the master specialisation Learning Problems and Impairments studies common learning problems such as dyslexia, hyperlexia and dyscalculia, as well as learning disabilities caused by AHDH, ADD or speech and language disorders. Much attention is also devoted to the relation between brain development, cognitive development and learning. And on how teachers can build effective individualized programs based on ongoing progress monitoring data.
The programme of Learning Problems and Impairments consists of 4 substantive courses devoted to the following subjects:
- Learning, cognition and the brain
- Learning problems and impairments: research and practice
- Learning and ongoing evaluation of learning
- Learning and instruction
In addition, you are trained in research methods and statistics.
An important part of the master specialisation Learning Problems and Impairments is the internship. You learn to apply scientific knowledge and academic skills in a realistic working environment and to operate independently and responsibly in an organization. During your internship you develop your skills in practice or in scientific research.
You conclude the specialisation Learning Problems and Impairments with your Master Project, in which you conduct a research in the domain of this specialisation. You write an individual thesis about this research and also give a presentation about it.