M.Sc. On Campus

Psychology - Coaching and Vitality in Organisations

University of Amsterdam

12 months
16060 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Psychology - Coaching and Vitality in Organisations programme of the University of Amsterdam focuses on occupational health psychology, more specifically the psychology of interventions that promote the well-being and functioning of people at work. The background, development, and application of work-related coaching and other interventions play a key role in this track.


Study programme

Questions such as these are explored in the Coaching & Vitality in Organisations Master’s track:
  • Which proactive and preventative steps can you take to ensure “healthy” career development?
  • What can organisations do to contribute to job satisfaction and promote the long-term health and well-being of their employees?
  • How can you return to work successfully and effectively after being absent due to work-related health problems?


The Psychology - Coaching and Vitality in Organisations programme of the University of Amsterdam prepares students for a career as an occupational and organisational psychologist or an occupational and health psychologist. The track also provides a sound basis for various other positions, such as:

  • (Self-employed) Coach
  • Trainer
  • Career counsellor
  • Occupational health consultant
  • Learning & development consultant
  • Reemployment and outplacement counselor
  • Researcher on issues such as: vitality, healthy working conditions, and effective coaching techniques

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Coaching
  • Interventions in occupational health psychology
  • Methodology: Analyzing, presenting, and scientific writing
  • Career management
  • Conflict and cooperation
  • HRM and psychological assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Basic requirements:

  • ≥5 EC Basic knowledge of Psychology
  • ≥24 EC Methods and Statistics courses in Psychology or Social Sciences of which ≥21 EC on quantitative research
  • ≥9 EC Empirical research project (demonstrating your writing & research skills) on a Psychological or related Social Science.

Track-specific requirements:

  • ≥4ec Knowledge of Personnel psychology on bachelor-2 or -3 level
  • ≥4ec Knowledge of leadership, organizational culture and organizational structure on bachelor -2 or -3 level
  • ≥4 EC Work motivation and occupational health psychology, on bachelor -2 or -3 level
  • ≥4 EC Intra- and intergroup processes (e.g., group dynamics) on bachelor -2 or -3 level

Statement of Motivation

International candidates who are non-native English speakers are required to submit official English proficiency test scores.International degrees should be equivalent to a Dutch academic Bachelor’s degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16060 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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