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Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences - Social Psychology

Tilburg University

24 months
Duration
2205 EUR/year
2205 EUR/year
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About

With Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences - Social Psychology at Tilburg University you'll become a research expert on the relevance of social groups and interactions, behavioral decision making in complex and uncertain situations, the factors influencing how we process information, and the importance of emotions and motivation for our interactions with others.

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Overview

Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences - Social Psychology is offered at Tilburg University . Become a research expert in the field of social psychology while studying individual behaviors in different social contexts from three social sciences perspectives: social psychology, sociology, and organization studies.

  • Acquire extensive knowledge on behavioral decision-making, social cognition, emotion and motivation, and methods and statistics. You will apply the theories to everyday behaviors in professional and private settings.
  • Gain a competitive advantage in any career that requires sharp analytical and problem-solving skills, project management, and hands-on experience with the full empirical research cycle (from design to analysis).
  • Participate in 4 in-house research traineeships and 1 international research traineeship and work together with renowned national and international academics. 
  • You will receive excellent personal guidance. There are more full-time professors than students. And no more than 30 students in a class, from different academic and cultural backgrounds.

Career prospects

The track Social Psychology gives you a competitive advantage in any career that requires sharp analytical and problem-solving skills, project management, hands-on experience with the full empirical research cycle (from design to analysis), often resulting in publications. Our graduates develop strong careers inside and outside academia.

Recent alumni placements include:

  • PhD student
  • Behavioral Change Expert
  • Data Analyst and Research Expert

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Cognition
  • Behavioral Decision-making
  • Experimental Research and Meta-Analysis
  • Emotion and Motivation
  • Multivariate Analysis, including Multilevel Models 
  • Experimental Research and Meta Analysis
  • Programming
  • Survey Research and Psychometrics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's and/or a Master's degree in a relevant discipline, such as: psychology, sociology, organizational sciences, or human resources.
  • A sufficient academic background in research methodology and statistics. Your background education should contain at least one introductory statistics course and courses that include multiple regression, analysis of variance, factor analysis, and research methodology.  Your background should be clear from the course descriptions and the statistics checklist which you must include in your application.
  • Strong motivation, excellent skills and talent for carrying out scientific research, which you should demonstrate in your motivation letter and other application documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2205 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2205 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

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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