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Program in Psychology

Psychology is the study of people: who we are, how we think and feel, and why we do what we do. During this Bachelor’s program,  you will learn about the science of human behavior. You will learn how to think about - and how to interpret information - from a scientific point of view, as well as how to conduct scientific research yourself. From the second year onwards, you can specialize in one of nine areas of Psychology. You can follow this program entirely in English or entirely in Dutch.

This program has a flexible and innovative curriculum that allows you to choose from nine different specializations in order to make a combination of a major and a minor. This type of curriculum is only offered in Tilburg.

Tilburg University is one of the few institutions in the Netherlands that has experts in the fields of Economic, Forensic and Medical Psychology.

You will acquire a solid foundation in various fields of Psychology that will enable you to practice diverse professions.

This program is offered in two languages. You can follow this program entirely in English or entirely in Dutch.

Psychology at a glance

DegreeBachelor of Science (BSc)
InstituteSchool of Social and Behavioral Sciences
CROHO code56604
Program startAugust 28, 2017
Full-time / part-time Full-time
Duration of full program36 months
Binding study advice 42 ECTS (credits)
Study abroadOptional
Language of instructionDutch or English

Teaching methods

In this program you will experience different teaching methods, such as lectures and seminars, practicals, group assignments and skills training. Examination methods may vary as well. Exams, smaller tests, papers and presentations are different ways of assessment used during the program in Psychology.

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