Master's programs Tilburg University
Looking for a first-class Master's program? Tilburg University offers more than 50 graduate programs fully in English, preparing you for a career that matters.
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Philosophy of Humanity and Culture1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Delve into the history of modern and contemporary continental philosophy. Analyze texts and theories of some of the greatest thinkers of our time to gain a deeper understanding of humanity and society. Use this to shed new light on fundamental questions about art, culture, identity, and being human.
Economics: Sustainable Development1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Analyze the sources of economic growth in a country or region, the obstacles to growth and development they face, and their potential negative environmental consequences. Upon graduation you have become trained to evaluate and write policies and strategies towards economic development and sustainable resource use. This is a track of MSc Economics.
Finance: Sustainable Finance1 year English Starts end of August
Become a financial expert with a heart for the environment and society. Facing global challenges, financial institutions and other organizations are increasingly taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into account when making investment decisions. In the Sustainable Finance track of MSc Finance, you will learn how sustainability issues change the concept of finance.
Research Master in Linguistics and Communication Sciences2 years English Starts end of August and end of January
Become fully equipped with the skills to initiate and conduct your own high-quality research in the domains of linguistics and communication sciences: an excellent preparation for a PhD or a career at a research agency. Specialize within one of the following domains: cognition and communication, linguistic anthropology, business communication and persuasion, digital media and communication, and online culture.
Theology (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
Following the professional master’s program in Theology you will be trained as a spiritual caretaker in a parish or in a care institution, in the prison system or in the army. Immerse yourself in various theological and related academic disciplines such as philosophy and social sciences. You will take professional courses, do an internship and complete your studies with a master's thesis.
Social Psychology track (Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences)2 years English Starts end of August
Become a research expert on the relevance of social groups and interactions, behavioral decision making in complex and uncertain situations, the factors (social, cultural, affective) that influence how we process information, and the importance of emotions and motivation for our interactions with others.
Christianity and Society1 year English Starts end of August
Reflect critically on Christianity in the public space and the tensions that arise in the dialogue with modern society and world religions. The program links theological and religious sources of the past with current social, economic and political issues. Special attention is given to Catholic Social Thought, which deals with issues such as the relation between religion and state, and the contribution of capitalism to justice and happiness.
Jeugdliteratuur (in Dutch)1 year Dutch Starts end of August
Study children, young adults and their books in relation to the world surrounding them. With theories and methods from different disciplines, you analyze and interpret developments within the field of young adult and children’s literature, and give advice about the role literature plays in the development and education of children and young adults.
Economics: Public Policy1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Study important domestic public policy issues ranging from reduced income inequality and job security, to an affordable health care and pension system. Upon graduation you are an economic expert on how governments can achieve such critical goals, design effective solutions, and finance these activities. This is a track of MSc Economics.
Post-Master's programs in Accountancy3 years Dutch or English Starts end of August and end of January
Tilburg University offers national and international Post-Master's programs in Accountancy to become a registered accountant - all taught at a high quality school which mainly consists of professors and highly experienced practitioners.
Cross-Cultural Economic Psychology (Double degree)2 years English Starts end of August
Get the best of two outstanding universities and graduate with two degrees: the MSc in Psychology from the University of Osnabrück, with a specialization in Cross-Cultural Psychology, and the MSc in Social Psychology from Tilburg University, with a specialization in either Economic Psychology or Work and Organizational Psychology.
Post-master Universitaire Lerarenopleiding Maatschappijleer en Maatschappijwetenschappen (in Dutch)1 year Dutch Starts end of August
Haal na je master in een jaar je eerstegraads lesbevoegdheid als docent Maatschappijleer en Maatschappijwetenschappen en breng jouw kennis over de samenleving en sociale en politieke verhoudingen op inspirerende wijze over op leerlingen in de bovenbouw van de havo en het vwo. Door een optimale combinatie van vakdidactiek en een stage, leer je hoe je academische inzichten succesvol in de onderwijspraktijk toepast.
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