This Master's programme prepares you for subsequent PhD training. It also serves as a freestanding programme for graduates who aspire to research positions outside academia.

Academic careers

This Master's programme prepares you for a scientific career, in academia (PhD training), research institutes, government organisations, NGOs, and private enterprises.

Graduates are working in positions such as:

What does your job involve?

PhD student:
You will conduct four years of research at a university in the Netherlands or abroad, writing scientific publications and working as a teacher for Bachelor's and Master's students. After you obtain your degree, you can apply for a research function.

Professional careers

Students who regard the MSc as the terminus of their academic education can capitalise on their:

  • Research experience abroad
  • Foreign language fluency
  • Analytical, research, and reporting skills
  • Successful completion of a demanding programme

Graduates are working in positions such as:

What does your job involve?

Business advisor at a consultancy office:
You will be involved in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of various processes within the company. You will be responsible for determining appropriate policies and their entry and execution.