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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, September

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About Psychology at University of Groningen

Psychology is the key to understanding and modifying human behaviour and development. Our master covers a very wide range of areas, offers 11 tracks and a lot of room for your individual preferences.


Psychology is the key to understanding and modifying human behaviour and development. Our master covers a very wide range of areas, offers 11 tracks and a lot of room for your individual preferences.

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Job prospects

Psychologists often find work in mental healthcare institutions.They can intermediate between research and clinical practice. Theycan be adviser or consultant. You may also find them in companiesand organizations, where they assess and select new personnel, ortrain employers. It is also possible to do research at a universtyor a private research institute.

Psychologists often find work in mental healthcare institutions.They can intermediate between research and clinical practice. Theycan be adviser or consultant. You may also find them in companiesand organizations, where they assess and select new personnel, ortrain employers. It is also possible to do research at a universtyor a private research institute.

Job examples

  • Public information officer
  • Career advisor
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Market researcher
  • Crisis manager
  • Vocational and organizational expert
  • Communications consultant
  • Marketing consultant
  • Cognitive ergonomist
  • Traffic psychologist
  • Sport psychologist
  • Policy researcher
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Bachelor-Master connections

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
PsychologyAll Research universities

Deficiency program

More information:

Students with a Psychology Bachelor degree from otheruniversities are admissible after approval by Admissions MasterPsychology. See http://www.rug.nl/(...)plication#proceduresfor more information

Psychology (EN)University of Groningen

No additional requirements

More information:

See http://www.rug.nl/(...)plication#proceduresfor the procedure for students with a UG Bachelor degree inPsychology

PsychologyUniversity of Groningen

No additional requirements

More information:

Zie http://www.rug.nl/(...)plication#proceduresvoor de specifieke procedure voor studenten met een RUG BachelorPsychologie

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
knowledge minimum

If you have any deficiencies in connection with Statistics andResearch Methodology then we offer the possibility to takepre-master courses. The Admissions Office will inform you if youwould qualify for this.For more information have a look at the SPOsite about this premaster: http://spo-groningen.nl/

language test

Non-native English speakers must moreover provide evidence ofsatisfactory results for one of the standard tests. For anoverview, please see http://www.rug.nl/(...)ch-modules/taaleisen

previous education

The admission requirements depend on the prior education. For afull description of admission requirements, application procedureand admission procedure, please consult https://www.rug.nl/(...)ation/switch-modules

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
language test

For English tracks: students with a hbo diploma or bachelor atan Academic University outside the Netherlands should satisfylanguage requirements, see http://www.rug.nl/(...)ch-modules/taaleisen

previous education

The admission requirements depend on the prior education. For afull description of admission requirements, application procedureand admission procedure, please consult https://www.rug.nl/(...)ation/switch-modules

Registration procedure

The admission requirements depend on the prior education.

For a full description of admission requirements, applicationprocedure and admission procedure, please consult Admissionrequirements. Students who have finished the Dutch bachelor inPsychology at the University of Groningen can register until 1February / 1 September.

Start in February and September

Start in September

The admission requirements depend on the prior education.

For a full description of admission requirements, applicationprocedure and admission procedure, please consult Admissionrequirements. Students who have finished the Dutch bachelor inPsychology at the University of Groningen can register until 1February / 1 September.

Start in February and September

Start in September

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