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Master of Science in Psychology - Specialization in Work, Organisation and Health Radboud University

Netherlands

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Summary

This Master’s specialisation focuses on three specific areas, which are clearly recognisable in the professional field: occupational health psychology, personnel psychology (HRM) and organisational psychology. The Master’s programme includes a focus on scientific insights as well as acquiring practical skills.

Work, Organisation and Health at Radboud University: something for you?

The programme successfully combines sciences and practice.
The programme's teaching methods are interactive and challenging.
The career prospects are favourable; most graduates find a suitable job quickly after graduation.
The internship forms an integral part of the programme, which is assisted by an active network of alliance partners.

What will you learn?

You will learn how to analyse the quality of work and the behaviour of employees, managers, teams and functional groups through the use of theoretical frameworks and models. You also learn how to apply interventions focused at employees, the quality of work, or the organization, enabling employees to function optimally. You will develop specific knowledge of various areas, such as work motivation, recruitment, selection, and onboarding employees, resistance to change, work-related stress, employee’ health, and job performance. You will learn to apply this knowledge in the context of behavioural and organisational change, which will consequently enable you to help employees and organisations to remain dynamic, healthy, competitive, and innovative.

Career prospects

Master’s specialisation in Work, Organisation and Health

Within companies and organisations, you will encounter economists, jurists, communication experts, policy makers: people who possess substantive knowledge of a particular field. As a graduate psychologist, you will have knowledge of these people and knowledge of their behaviour. This behaviour may be unpredictable and may be influenced by a range of things, such as emotions, trust or resistance. These are topics that are difficult to grasp, but they are of great importance for an organisation. For example, a well-thought-out intervention may not lead to the desired result, because people's behaviour does not change. Psychologists with expertise in the field of work, organisation and health play a crucial role here.

Positions

Once you have finished your studies, you will be a general psychologist. You will be able to apply the latest knowledge in complex practical situations, you will be analytical, you will be able to make informed choices on which you will be able to advise and you will also have strong social communication skills. You will have developed expertise in areas such as occupational health and safety issues, stress and health, motivation and performance, recruitment and selection, training and education, reintegration, a healthy lifestyle, HRM, organisational development and organisational consultancy.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Science in Psychology - Specialization in Work, Organisation and Health.

Full Time (60 EC)

Tuition fees

€11,471.00 (9,58,292) per year

From

Sep

Venue

Radboud University

Houtlaan 4,

NIJMEGEN,

Gelderland,

6525 XZ, Netherlands

Entry requirement for international students

If you obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Radboud University, you are directly admissible.

If you have obtained (or will obtain) a Bachelor’s (or Master’s) degree in Psychology not from Radboud University, then you are admissible if your degree includes:

You have sufficient knowledge of Statistics and Data Analysis (at least 15 EC, i.e. 420 study hours) and the statistical package SPSS. Subsequently, you must be able to execute basic statistical analyses such as t-test, F-tests, correlations, regression analyses, analyses of variance and chi-square tests.

You have sufficient knowledge of methods of psychological research (at least 20 EC, i.e. 560 study hours). Subsequently, you must be able to distinguish different types of validity and tests for reliability and to evaluate the quality of different types of research design.
You have gained academic knowledge and understanding at Bachelor’s level in Social Psychology and Work/ Organisational/ Occupational Psychology (at least 40 EC, i.e. 1120 study hours).
You have experience with conducting at least three empirical research projects that vary in complexity, contain statistical analyses with quantitative measures and that resulted in written reports of which at least one is an individually written report in APA-style.

All other students need one of the following certificates (certificates may not be older than two years):

IELTS Academic: overall score of at least 7.0 and band scores of at least 6.5
TOEFL iBT: total score of at least 100, sub scores at least 22 (reading), 22 (listening), 22 (speaking) and 25 (writing).
CAE/CPE: grade of at least C

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