12 months
16000 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In this Master's specialisation Psychology - Work, Organisation and Health at Radboud University students explore issues surrounding work and health to find practical solutions to problems in the workplace, including burnout, employee engagement, work-life balance and stress. The programme focuses the areas occupational health psychology, personnel psychology (HRM), and organisational psychology.

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Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in Work, Organisation and Health focuses on three specific areas: occupational health psychology, personnel psychology (HRM) and organisational psychology.

The programme offers a wide range of courses, which allows you to focus on a specific area within occupational and health psychology, personnel psychology or organisational psychology.

The internship forms an integral part of the Master’s programme, and you can draw on an extensive network to find internship opportunities. Course lectures are regularly given by experts from the professional field.

What will you learn?

  • Learn about the theoretical frameworks and models in the field and how to use this knowledge to conceptualize research problems

  • Get field specific knowledge in one of three areas: health psychology, personnel psychology or organisational psychology

  • Create and conduct research in your focus are and gain knowledge about applying interventions in the workplace

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme could find work in the private and public field:

  • Advising on a healthy work environment and on working hours and work breaks
  • Counselling (and referring) employees who are forced to leave their job or who have already left their job
  • Developing effective lifestyle and vitality programmes
  • Putting the right employee in the right job
  • Designing selection and development tools
  • Developing training programmes or training employees to use certain skills
  • Helping employees who feel stuck in their careers
  • Advising organisations during change processes, which requires employees to move forward with the changes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Work, Organisation and Health
  • Work, Health and Performance
  • Personnel Psychology
  • Organisation Development and Behavioural Change
  • Work, Sport and Health
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Change and advice

Key information


  • 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




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

If you have obtained (or will obtain) 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 (at least 15 EC, i.e. 420 study hours) 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 (at least 20 EC, i.e. 560 study hours). Subsequently, you must be able to distinguish different types of validity and tests for reliability.
  • Social Psychology and Work/ Organisational/ Occupational Psychology at a Bachelor’s level.
  • At least one empirical research project with substantial quantitative data and statistical analyses that resulted in an individually written report in APA-style.
  • English proficiency
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

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

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 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.


  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website

  • Please do note, that most of these scholarships are not fully funded. The Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is the only scholarship that offers both fully and partially funded scholarships.

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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