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Psychology - Developmental Psychology

Maastricht University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13800 EUR/year
2083 EUR/year
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About

The Psychology - Developmental Psychology programme at Maastricht University will help you understand how certain behaviors and cognitive functions relate to a person’s psychological and biological constitution and the development of the brain. 

Overview

You’ll study the most recent developmental theories and research findings. And you’ll learn to apply various diagnostic and research tools in the clinical field and developmental research. This will make you well-prepared to work as a psychologist or researcher in mental health or educational institutions.

The cognitive-biological orientation of this programme is unique in Europe. You’ll study the most recent developmental theories and research findings. And you’ll learn to apply various diagnostic and research tools in the clinical field and developmental research. 

Career

The Psychology - Developmental Psychology programme at Maastricht University provides an excellent basis for several career paths. Most graduates end up working as psychologists in applied or medical settings, such as mental health or educational institutions. 

Some have also become researchers in academic or clinical settings. As a developmental psychologist, you can work with children, adults or elderly people.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Infancy 
  • Perception, Attention and Motor Development
  • Practical Training: Measuring Attention and Executive Functions in Behavioural Paradigms 
  • Practical Training: EEG and ERP
  • Development of Cognition and Language
  • Social Emotional Development
  • Practical Training: Psychological Tests

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your curriculum vitae
  • The completed Statistics and Methodology checklist
  • Letter of motivation
  • Statement of completion
  • Copy of your language test with sufficient results

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13800 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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