Behavioural and Social Sciences

Are you a talented student in the Behavioural and Social Sciences, wishing to pursue a career as an academic researcher? This Master’s programme introduces you to the craft of scientific research. University of Groningen

The two years Research Master’s programme prepares you for a career in science and is part of the Graduate School of Behavioural and Social Sciences. The degree focuses on theory-guided analysis of empirical data and generalizable explanations of both human behaviour and social phenomena. As a student of this programme, you will specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Social and Organizational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Sociology
  • Education and Development
  • Psychometrics and Statistics

With your supervisor, you will determine the focus of your programme to suit your ambitions, talents and interests. The two-year degree includes a traineeship and a Master’s thesis project. You may extend this Master’s thesis project to a proposal for a PhD programme. The Research Master also includes a general course that provides an overview of research within the Graduate School of Behavioural and Social Sciences.

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