Career prospects Research Master Social and Behavioral Sciences

Career prospects after graduation

After successful completion of the Research Master, you will be awarded an internationally recognized Master of Science (MSc) degree. The video below shows what the career prospects of the Research Master are.

Career prospects minor Social Psychology

Degree

After successful completion of the Research Master, you will be awarded an internationally recognized Master of Science (MSc) degree.

Career

Students who have completed the two-year Research Master's program are educated to be very skilled researchers. After graduation, students will have the knowledge and skills to successfully enter and finish a PhD program at Tilburg University, or any other university in the world.

Furthermore, students will be qualified for high-level research positions at universities and R&D departments of governmental institutes; companies involved in applied or fundamental research, such as Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Social and Cultural Planning Office (SCP); research institutes for assessment, consultancy, and marketing; and the top research institutes for basic and applied research in the Netherlands and abroad.

Career prospects minor Social Sciences

Degree

After successful completion of the Research Master, you will be awarded an internationally recognized Master of Science (MSc) degree.

Career

After graduation, students will have the knowledge and skills to successfully enter and finish a PhD program at Tilburg University, or any other University in the world.

Furthermore, students will be qualified for high-level research positions at universities and R&D departments of governmental institutes; companies involved in applied or fundamental research, such as Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Social and Cultural Planning Office (SCP); research institutes for assessment, consultancy, and marketing; and the top research institutes for basic and applied research in the Netherlands and abroad. The program also trains people for high level research positions as policy researcher and advisor, organization advisor and management consultant.

Career prospects minor Methodology and Statistics

Degree

After successful completion of the Research Master, you will be awarded an internationally recognized Master of Science (MSc) degree.

Career

Experience shows that a completed Research Master program in Methodology and Statistics offers various career opportunities. After graduation, students will have the knowledge and skills to successfully enter and finish a PhD program at Tilburg University, or any other University in the world. Furthermore, students will also be qualified for other career opportunities, such as:

  • researcher and lecturer in a faculty of social and behavioral sciences, such as Tilburg University's;
  • statistical consultant, researcher and lecturer in faculties of medicine, biology, and economics; and in criminology, marketing and political science;
  • psychometric and statistical researcher in educational testing, for example at CITO Arnhem or Educational Testing Service, Princeton NJ;
  • methodological and statistical consultant, for example, in consumer research at Statistics Netherlands, Voorburg, Heerlen;
  • applied statistician in demographic research, for example, at the Centraal Planbureau;
  • applied statistician in industry (e.g., pharmaceutical companies) or the government.

Due to their knowledge of statistical methods and software, methodologists often work in substantive projects, in psychology, sociology, education, and so on.


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