Master of Science (MSc) in Psychology

Do you wish to comprehend human behaviour? We offer you one of the best Master programmes in Psychology in the Netherlands.

Are you interested in the ways to compose the best-performing team, or to select the right people for a job? Are you curious how brain structures are involved in processing and representing emotions and actions? Did you ever wonder how people learn? How can you teach a child to read, or a pilot to fly an aircraft? If one of the answers is yes, our Master’s degree programme might be perfect for you!

The MSc in Psychology is a one-year graduate programme designed to provide students with the analytical skills and conceptual knowledge to be able to work independently in the field of their desired specialisation. The programme deals with recent developments in the research field and uses the most advanced research methods.

Why study a Master in Psychology in Rotterdam?

  • This is an intensive programme that emphasises psychology as it is practised. 
  • It is oriented toward problem-solving, and you work in small groups solve to psychological issues.
  • The programme offers a strong emphasis and first-rate preparation for a career in education, business or research.
  • One of the best Master programmes in Psychology in the Netherlands according to Elsevier 2015.

Choose your specialisation

Please see below for information about the specialisation within this Master programme. Whether a specialisation is offered full-time or part-time, is indicated accordingly.

Master specialisation



Brain and Cognition Full-time n/a
Clinical Psychology Full-time n/a
Positive Organisational Psychology Full-time n/a
Psychology of Human Learning and Performance Full-time n/a