The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")
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Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the program for you.[+]
MSc Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology
Are you a talented student? And are you interested in the psychosocial factors of epidemiology, such as quality of life and public mental health issues? Then this is the programme for you.
The two-year program starts with two parallel modules on the basics of Medicine and Psychology. This ensures a solid background for all students. In addition, there will be more specialized modules.
The core of this program consists of a research project, resulting in a Master's thesis. In the first year, you will start with this project. The emphasis is on hands-on experience so that you gain expertise and experience in the full process. To support you with your research, you will be individually linked to a senior researcher in one of the participating research groups. To stimulate scientific thinking and reasoning, small coaching groups will meet once a week during the entire program under the supervision of a scientific coach. The scientific coach will also advise you on issues such as the choice of modules and your thesis project. The program runs in close collaboration with important clinical research groups on chronic diseases from the University Medical Center Groningen.... [-]
In the Master’s program Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice. [+]
How do children and adolescents develop? How do emotional and behavioral disorders emerge, and how can they be prevented? How can you use scientific knowledge to advise schools? In the Master’s program Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice.Care, treatment and support
During this one-year Master’s program, you will learn all about the psychological care, treatment, and support of children and young people. We will also address how policies and institutions can contribute to child development.
As a child and youth psychologist, you will study:systematic changes over the course of a child’s life; the developmental processes that underlie and account for these changes; the social context of developmental changes. ... [-]
Are you interested in the relationship between the brain and behavior? As a neuropsychologist, you will study psychological functions such as perception, memory, language, attention, emotion and motor skills. [+]
Are you interested in the relationship between the brain and behavior? As a neuropsychologist, you will study psychological functions such as perception, memory, language, attention, emotion and motor skills.
This includes:how the brain mediates these psychological functions; the consequences of brain damage; how to treat disorders.
Disorders can be caused by a wide range of aetiologies, such as an accident, a stroke, neural degeneration (Alzheimer’s, Wernicke-Korsakov syndrome), or developmental defects (dyslexia, ADHD, autism).Education driven by research and clinical experience
The lecturers at the Neuropsychology Master’s program all work in clinical practice and/or conduct state-of-the-art cognitive research at Utrecht University. This integration of science and practice feeds the Master’s program’s educational activities.... [-]
The Master of Science in Mental Health is a professionally oriented academic level master's programme focusing on the field of mental health. [+]
MSc in Mental Health
The master's programme in Mental Health is a 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time programme only offered in the Dutch language. A Dutch language test (NT2-II; Dutch as a second language) is therefore required before entry.
The western world has witnessed a significant increase in the number of individuals seeking help for mental health problems. There is an urgent need for effective treatments for mental disorders. The Master of Science in Mental Health is a professionally oriented academic level master's programme focusing on the field of mental health.
The programme is characterized by a multidisciplinary, scientific approach to mental health issues and further builds on the knowledge and skills already acquired regarding psychological disorders, theoretical models and therapeutic approaches developed during the bachelor's phase. The programme provides graduates the education and the practical skills necessary to assess and manage various mental health care problems, treatments, and systems. In addition to knowledge acquisition, the master's programme in Mental Health focuses on learning essential skills in the areas of diagnostics, intervention, and research. The various courses therefore also include skills training. In addition, the programme gives students the opportunity to follow a clinical internship.... [-]