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Psychology - Theory and Research

KU Leuven

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
947 EUR/year
947 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Psychology: Theory and Research programme at KU Leuven aims at guiding students to become independent researchers in psychological science. The faculty offers a challenging and dynamic study environment with research-based education delivered in close interaction with internationally renowned researchers. 

Overview

KU Leuven organises an online open day on 1 December. For more information, please visit www.kuleuven.be/online-open-day.

The Master of Psychology: Theory and Research programme at KU Leuven aims to guide students to become independent researchers in psychological science through:

  • thorough training in statistics and research methodology
  • the in-depth study of the basic disciplines of psychology, supplemented with a specialization in subdisciplines like neuroscience, perception, cognition and language, emotion, social and cross-cultural psychology, learning psychology, quantitative psychology and so on.

In addition to individual and group-based coursework, students become immersed in ongoing multidisciplinary research at the faculty.

Career perspectives

The primary purpose of the Master of Psychology: Theory and Research is to prepare students to pursue a PhD project or a research career outside academia. Many of our graduates go on to pursue academic careers at top universities. The programme also provides a solid background for international careers in a variety of other settings, such as:

  • scientific research and policy functions in research institutes
  • somatic and mental health treatment institutions
  • centres for educational research and counselling
  • insurance providers
  • government agencies
  • pharmaceutical, food, and medical technology industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tomorrow in Psychological Science
  • Statistics
  • Advanced Research Methods in Psychology
  • Topics in Psychonomic Science
  • Topics in Psychology of Individual Differences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

Most recent information on the programme website: kuleuven.be/ma/MTREL

Tuition Fee

  • International

    947 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 947 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    947 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 947 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Most recent information on www.kuleuven.be/tuitionfees

Funding

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