12 months
Duration
16000 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

The Master's in Psychology specialisation in Behaviour Change focuses on understanding the driving forces behind motivation and behaviour, and explores ways to change behaviours. You will learn about the various ways that behaviour can be changed- through conscious intention, habits, or adapting norms or values through adapting the environment.

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Overview

Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in Behaviour Change focuses on understanding the driving forces behind motivation and behaviour, and explores ways to change behaviours.

You will learn about the various ways that behaviour can be changed- through conscious intention, habits, or adapting norms or values through adapting the environment.

You will also gain valuable experience in the field, conducting internships and research.

What will you learn

  • Understand theoretical literature, research methods and statistics in order to gain profound insight into the driving force behind people’s motivation.
  • Gain research and professional experience through your own internship and research project

Career prospects

The programme has a wide range of contacts and alliance partnerships within the professional field.

Graduates of this programme can find work in a wide range of areas and professions:

  • Advertising or marketing expert (both online and offline)

  • Information officer

  • Communication consultant

  • Project manager

  • Researcher

  • Prevention expert

  • Health promoter or policy officer in local, provincial or national government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Behavioural Change: Theories and Interventions
  • Science in Practice: Developing evidence-based Interventions
  • Science in Practice: Testing and Reporting Interventions
  • Integrative Approaches and Models of Behaviour Change
  • Being a Behaviour Change Professional
  • Internship and Master's thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

If you have obtained a Bachelor’s (or Master’s) degree in Psychology not from Radboud University, then you are admissible if your degree includes:

  • You have sufficient knowledge of Statistics and Data Analysis and the statistical package SPSS. Subsequently, you must be able to execute basic statistical analyses such as t-test, F-tests, correlations, regression analyses, analyses of variance and chi-square tests.
  • You have sufficient knowledge of methods of psychological research. Subsequently, you must be able to distinguish different types of validity and tests for reliability and to evaluate the quality of different types of research design.
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • Radboud Scholarship Programme
  • The Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme
  • Holland Scholarship Programme
  • Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships
  • StuNed scholarship programme
  • Radboud University Medical Center Study Fund
  • Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Fund

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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