M.Sc. On Campus

Work and Organizational Psychology

Tilburg University

12 months
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In the Master’s track in Work and Organizational Psychology you will learn how to apply science-based solutions to human problems in work and organizational settings. You learn how to optimize employee performance, improve processes and relationships, enhance fairness and equity in teams, and increase subjective well-being in organizations. 


Become an expert in the field of the psychological processes that shape human behavior and well-being on the work floor. Study the psychological aspects of work processes, organizations, and employee management.

  • International setting with small groups and a lot of interaction.
  • Courses and supervision are done by a team of international, young, and enthusiastic researchers.
  • Internship (12 or 18 ECTS) in an organization chosen by you. 
  • The program focuses on the critical and valid application of theory in practice, with an emphasis on how work and organizational  psychology can be applied to improve employee and team performance.

Typical courses are:

  • Occupational Health Psychology: Discover what employees and employers can do to motivate different kinds of employees and prevent them from burning out. 
  • Personnel Psychology: Find out how to find and select the best candidates for the job, assess your employees' performance, prevent unethical behavior, and increase diversity in your organization. 
  • Leadership and Organization: We examine leadership development within organizations from an identity perspective, and this requires students to examine their own identities as either leaders or followers.
  • Work Group Psychology: Learn what organizations and individuals can do to improve the effectiveness of teams in the workplace

Programme Structure

This one-year track of MSc Social Psychology consists of 60 credits (ECTS):

  • 4 core courses (24 ECTS)
  • 1 core internship (6 ECTS)
  • 1 Master’s internship (12 ECTS)
  • Master’s thesis (18 ECTS)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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.


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