The Utrecht University lecturers and researchers have helped to develop the specialisation of social, health and organisational psychology. They are up to date on the most recent developments of the empirical field. How does this Master’s programme stand out compared to comparable programmes of other universities?
The possibility to specialise or broaden your horizon
In Utrecht, there are three tracks to choose from. You can place emphasis on:
- Social Influence or
- Health Promotion or
- Work and Organisation
In your internship, thesis, and electives you can further explore your personal field of interest.
Linking theory and practice
The programme offers a strong connection between scientific theory and practice. You learn how to apply your scientific knowledge in practice and you will attend guest lectures by experts from professional practice and classes by prominent scientists. For example, several courses in the programme offer guest lectures from professionals who work in organisations such as Trendsactive, Inhealth (in Dutch), and the Council for Health and Society.
In addition, we organise a yearly seminar and meet-and-greet with professionals from different occupational areas in Social, Health and Organisational Psychology. During the monthly colloquia, renowned national and international scientists give state-of-the-art lecturers about their research.
You will profit from the internationally prominent research carried out in Utrecht. Our lecturers are authorities in their field and will provide you with state-of-the-art knowledge of social, health and organizational psychology. Our programme reflects the lecturers' expertise. For example, read more about the research being carried out at our department of Social, Health and Organisational Psychology, the Self-Regulation Lab and the Goallab.