Research Masteropleidingen

The Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences offers four Research Master's programmes:

Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology
Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology
Join leading international scientists to understand and innovate treatment and prevention of mental disorders in children, adolescents and (older) adults.
Cognitive Neuropsychology
Cognitive Neuropsychology
Explore the intricacies of the brain, combine insights from cognitive psychology and neuropsychology, deepen your understanding of normal and abnormal brain function.

Genes in Behaviour and Health
Exploring gene-environment interplay across our lifespan

Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Join leading international scientists to explore the principles underlying social behaviour, gain new insights and essential skills for top-level research.

Furthermore, the faculty participates in these interdepartmental Research Master’s programmes:

Neurosciences 100_100
Learn about the brain in all its complexity.
Biomedical Sciences 100_100
Biomedical Sciences
Flesh-eating bacteria claims more and more lives.
Artificial Intelligence: cognitive science
The track focusses on the processes that underlie human functioning from two different research perspectives: empirical work and computational modeling.

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More information for Dutch students
Do you want more information about a Research Master’s programme? Visit one of the Master orientation days. You can also order a brochure.

More information for international students
Information for international students can be found on