Psychology with an Emphasis in Mental Health (BA)

the Netherlands

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BA

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full-time

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EUR 7695 per semester

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About Psychology with an Emphasis in Mental Health at Webster Leiden Campus

Program Description

The bachelor of arts (BA) in psychology with an emphasis in mental health is designed to proved an understanding of how cognitive, behavioral, personality and social factors are involved in mental health and illness. Students who have successfully completed the degree will be prepared to pursue a variety of graduate and career opportunities within mental health-oriented fields (e.g. counseling, nursing, psychology, social work).

Students graduating with a bachelor of arts (BA) in psychology with an emphasis in mental health will need to pursue a graduate degree before they are able to obtain professional licensure. Students are encouraged to check entrance requirements for any post-graduate programs prior to finishing their BA at Webster in the event they need to take additional coursework.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Describe the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in psychology.
  • Implement the use of scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena and demonstrate the ability to interpret, design and conduct basic psychological research using statistical analyses.
  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice and apply those standards to build and enhance interpersonal relationships locally and globally.
  • Demonstrate effective writing, exhibit effective presentation skills and interact effectively with others.
  • Discuss the occupational pursuits available in a variety of settings given their psychological knowledge, skills and values.
  • Discuss the psychological and behavioral processes in mental health and illness.

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    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesEUR 7695 per semester

Entry requirements

A copy of your passport's biographical page, plus any current residence permit or visa for the Netherlands. Please inform us if we need to apply for your visa/resident permit.

Copy of a recent CV or Resume

Letter of motivation (one page) stating why you want to pursue the program and how it ties into your current career or future professional goals

Certified copies of your Bachelor level transcripts

TOEFL 550/80 or IETLS 6.5 scores or other English proficiency scores if applicable. If you will be taking a TOEFL test outside of Webster and would like to have your results automatically sent to us, please use the following code: 0548.

One letter of recommendation (only for MA in Psychology applicants)

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