Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology
Do you wish to comprehend human behaviour? Would you like to help people or organisations solve their problems professionally? If so, choose the best bachelor in Psychology in the Netherlands.
The bachelor in Psychology works with the small-scale teaching / learning method of Problem-Based Learning (PBL). In groups of around ten students, you discuss real-life cases which psychologists are confronted with in their work on a daily basis, providing you with an insight into the psychologist’s practice. This concerns subjects such as memory, anxiety, burnout, learning, group behaviour, etc.
The BSc Psychology puts an emphasis on the practical application of theoretical knowledge. This means that you will not only acquire knowledge about the main psychological theories, but also develop basic skills required for a psychologist during practical sessions. These include psychological discussion, diagnostic and intervention skills. Plenty of attention is devoted to training scientific research and writing skills as well.
The intensive and stimulating teaching has led national magazines Elsevier and Keuzegids Universiteiten 2013 to vote the programme the best in the Netherlands and to label it as ‘top quality education’.
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As a graduate in Psychology, you can work in many areas. Particularly in industry and education there is great demand for well-qualified psychologists. Are you more interested in science? The International Bachelor in Psychology also prepares you for a career as a researcher in this field.
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Curriculum Bachelor in Psychology
The bachelor programme in Psychology takes three years. A study year consists of eight blocks of five weeks each and runs from September until July. Every block focuses on a specific subject or area and involves both theory and practice. You follow a study year together with your class. This strengthens your bond with your fellow students and encourages you to succeed.
Are you interested in everything related to human behaviour? Are you independent and disciplined and do you aim to make the best of your study in an international study environment? If so, the bachelor programme in Psychology will provide you with a variety of courses preparing you for a career in the field you prefer, such as education, business or research.
Anyone with a pre-university diploma (Dutch vwo or foreign equivalent) is welcome to study Psychology. However, it is important that you are good at English and desirable that you studied maths at secondary or high school.
Prospective students interested in Psychology will need to submit an application for admission to the department, step 1 of the process. You are asked to enclose the following documents:
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A completed bachelor degree in Psychology will grant you admission to the master programme in Psychology, which belongs to the top of its field in the Netherlands. We turn you into a critical professional, with good theoretical knowledge and excellent research and practical skills.
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