Objective of the programme
Armed with scientific insights and clinical skills, you will be able to give advice, support, treatment and guidance when problems arise around children or adolescents in families or schools.
You can make an important contribution to research of practical care issues related to parenting, education or children at risk. You will help children, youth, their parents and the systems surrounding them to function to their optimum potential.
Working in a multi-disciplinary way
While studying complex situations you will combine insights from education and child and adolescent studies, psychology, neuropsychology, child and youth psychiatry, forensic psychology, juvenile justice, pediatrics and sociology.
Ready for the labour market
You will be prepared for work and further training in dealing with clinical issues in raising future generations.
You could work as a policy advisor or care giver in fields such as youth care, special needs schools, care for people with a disability, paediatric rehabilitation, forensic care and (inter)national knowledge institutions.
Following Track 1 you qualify for post-master’s training as a health care (GZ) psychologist. You can also pursue a career in research, for instance at a university or knowledge institution.
The Master’s programme in Clinical Child, Family and Education Studies prepares you for work in a variety of sectors such as: child welfare institutions, advisory and support services for schools, social education centres, medical toddler day care, boarding institutions, consulting practices, paediatric and child psychiatric clinics and hospitals, national knowledge institutes, Centre for Youth and Family, Municipal Health Service.
Accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.
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- Critical Analysis of Parenting, Educational and Care Issues: an Ecological System Approach
- Internship Clinical Child, Family & Education Studies
- Thesis Clinical Child, Family & Education Studies
- Clinical Child, Family & Education Studies: Academic Professional
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- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An academic Bachelor’s degree. Our International Students Admission’s office will verify whether a non-Dutch academic degree is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree at a Dutch research university. All international Bachelor’s degrees are evaluated based on standards set by the NUFFIC.
- If your degree is assessed as less than equivalent to a 3-year Dutch research University degree, or as a bachelor from a university of applied sciences, you are most likely not eligible for admission.
- Specific academic knowledge and skills required to participate in this programme. You can find these requirements in this document.
- Sufficient command of the English language
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International17280 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17280 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA2168 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Utrecht
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.