Psychology: Work and Organizational Psychology (MSc)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherlands

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The award

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
EU 2083

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 14600

All study options

About Psychology: Work and Organizational Psychology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


The Master's specialization 'Work and Organizational Psychology' focuses on human behavior in organizations and work situations. Some of the questions posed are: How can organizations attract competent and reliable employees? What role do organizational leaders play? How does one influence group and organizational processes? The programme offers courses that are grounded in both theory

and practice, offering insight in the role of personality, social processes, leadership, and decision-making in organizations, and is taught by internationally renowned experts.


Students can choose five out of the following seven courses:

First semester

- Leadership and Organization (6 EC)

- Social Processes and Organizational Change (6 EC)

- Work and Health (6 EC)

- Advanced Organizational Research Skills (6 EC)

- Personality at Work (6 EC)

- Elective (6 EC)

Second semester

- Consumer Behavior and Economic Decision Making (6 EC)

In the second semester, students will write their Master thesis (16 EC) and conduct an internship (14 EC).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEU 2083International course feesEUR 14600

Entry requirements for this course

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