This programme prepares you for a position as a researcher in a university context, such as a PhD candidate, and it also prepares you for high-level academic positions in the educational practice and policy field.


  • PhD candidate at a university


The programme also prepares you for a career as an applied researcher in educational institutions and services, such as:

  • Education and educational research departments at universities, colleges, and professional colleges/polytechnics
  • Teacher education colleges and universities
  • University-related research centres, educational service agencies, and knowledge centres
  • School and child advisory services
  • Governmental educational departments and inspectorates
  • Non-profit, private, and/or commercial educational research institutes and knowledge centres.
Educational Sciences: Learning in Interaction turned out to be a great preparation for a career in research, but there are many other options outside academia.
Rutmer Ebbes