Research Master in Psychology - Individual Differences and Assessment, M.Sc. | Tilburg University | Tilburg, Netherlands
24 months
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Become a research expert in the area of individual differences and assessment, such as personality, character, and temperament with the Research Master in Psychology (Individual Differences and Assessment) offered at Tilburg University.

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Overview

Become a research expert in human resource management and health promotion - a scientific discipline with great societal relevance and impact with the Research Master in Psychology (Individual Differences and Assessment) offered at Tilburg University .

Program and courses

Acquire deep knowledge about the biological correlates and development of individual differences, and how these differences affect people's lives in the domains of work and health. Become an expert in an academic discipline with great societal relevance and impact (e.g., human resource management, health promotion). Enrich your methodological toolbox with powerful and sophisticated statistical and programming skills.

  • Put your knowledge into practice during traineeships, at home or abroad, writing two academic papers as part of the curriculum.
  • Become optimally prepared for further studies or job opportunities in science after graduation, such as PhD student or applied researcher.

Career prospects

The Research Master in Psychology: Individual Differences and Assessment is an excellent preparation for a PhD or a career in applied research. Your career prospects are excellent.

  • The "Education and Labor Market" Research Center follows Dutch students after they finish their education and has found that 94% of former Researcher Master students find a job within 1.5 years.
  • A recent report from the Dutch government found that more than half of Research Master graduates secure a job as a PhD student (source: Peaks in Sight, p. 9).
  • Get a research position in applied fields, for example, as a policy researcher and advisor or human resources and management consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological and Physiological Correlates of Individual Differences
  • Theoretical Models of Individual Differences
  • Multivariate Analysis, including Multilevel Models (continues in unit 2)
  • Dynamics of Individual Differences
  • Psychometrics: Measurement of Individual Differences
  • Programming
  • Extended Assessment Methods
  • Internal Traineeship 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

An overall grade point average (GPA) of at least:

  • A-/B+/3.5 (American system)
  • 2.1 HONS (an upper second class honours degree in the British system)
  • B (ECTS system), or
  • 7.5 (Dutch system)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's and/or a Master's degree in a relevant discipline, such as psychology, sociology, organizational sciences, human resources.
  • A sufficient academic background in research methodology and statistics. 
  • You need to demonstrate proficiency in English 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Partner Scholarships Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB)
  • Tuition fee waiver (25%) for non-EU students of partner universities of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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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