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Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Individual in Social Context

The two-year English-taught Research Master's program combines social, psychological, sociological, organizational, and methodological perspectives on the central theme Individual in Social Context. It is the only Research Master in the Netherlands that offers this interdisciplinary view on social behavior.

The program provides talented young researchers from all over the world with the tools they need to conduct fundamental scientific research in the field of social and behavioral sciences. During this program you will follow state-of-the-art courses, led by the best researchers in the field. You will be involved hands-on in their research area, actively participating in innovative projects and internships.

In the first year, all students start with the major Individual in Social Context (see Program overview). You choose one of the three minors at the moment of application:

  1. Social Psychology
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Methodology and Statistics

If you are an excellent student and interested in conducting scientific research in the social and behavioral sciences, then this is the Master program for you!

Application deadline: July 1, 2016

The program is challenging and intensive. For that reason, the number of places available on this program is limited to 30, ensuring that only talented applicants, with strong analytical skills, a good academic record, and with a strong motivation for scientific research, are successful. Does this describe you? If so, see whether you meet the admission requirements and check how you can apply. The application deadline is July 1, 2016. We hope to welcome you here at Tilburg University!

Facts Research Master Social and Behavioral Sciences
Name MSc Research Master Social and Behavioral Sciences
Minors Social Psychology - Social Sciences - Methodology and Statistics
Language English
Start End of August
Duration Two years (fulltime)
ECTS 120
Admission requirements Students must apply for enrolment in the program. Admission takes place after selection. Successful candidates hold a university Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Sciences and must have a good academic record. See Admission.
Costs Tuition fees, possible tuition waivers, and general scholarships.
Career prospects Hight-level applied or fundamental research positions at research-based organizations such as universities and consultancies. More information.
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