Study programme

Programme outline

Period 1Period 2Period 3 en 4

YDSC1: Youth Development in Context: an Interdisciplinary Approach (7.5 EC)

YDSC3a: Deep Dive: Systematic Review (1.5 EC)

YDSC3c: Deep Dive: Qualitative Research (1.5 EC)

YDSC2: Bridging the Gap between Science and Practice
(7.5 EC)


YDSC4: Youth Challenges: Engage, Research and Act (12 EC). Choose one of three themes:

  1. Mental Health
  2. Youth Culture and Lifestyle
  3. Social Participation and Inclusion

YDSC5 and YDSC6:
Master's project (28.5 EC)

  1. Thesis (15 EC)
  2. Internship (13.5 EC)



YDSC3b: Deep Dive: Quantitative Research (1.5 EC)

    Study methods

    Study methods differ from one course to another. The most used methods are the following:

    • Seminars 
    • Group work
    • Independent study
    • Internship
    • Thesis


    • Written exams
    • Written assignments
    • Oral presentations
    • Participation in discussions
    • Portfolio