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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 2.13k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 14k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    In this Master's you will learn about the etiology, the development and course of psychopathology and cutting edge psychologically informed methods for its prevention and treatment.

    The best researchers in this field will present high-quality teaching on the newest insights on the relation between mental health, biological endowments and environmental resources, the neuropsychological substrate and human relationships, and adaptive and maladaptive developmental pathways.

    Types of teaching (in year 1):

    • theory: 30%
    • practice: 30%
    • self study: 40%

     

    Programme internationalization:

    • Studying abroad is optional.

     

    This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.


    Program requirements

    Additional subject Grade average: Your average grade for your academic bachelor's is 7.5 or higher (or international equivalent, e.g. a B or a GPA of 3.3), with an 8 (B+) or higher for your final thesis. Grade average Grade list Knowledge minimum: Having completed an introductory level course in clinical diagnosis and assessment of mental health problems and risks. This requirement may be waived if the applicant agrees to complete a deficiency course in this area. Language test: The minimum English language proficiency requirements for admission to a Master's programme at VU University Amsterdam are: IELTS: 6.5 - please note that candidates must take the Academic test and not the General one! TOEFL paper-based test: 580 TOEFL computer-based test: 237 TOEFL Internet-based test: 92-93 Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A & B Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): A, B, C Language test Previous education: An academic bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Education. Previous education Written request Grade average: Your average grade for your academic bachelor's is 7.5 or higher (or international equivalent, e.g. a B or a GPA of 3.3), with an 8 (B+) or higher for your final thesis. Knowledge minimum: Having completed an introductory level course in clinical diagnosis and assessment of mental health problems and risks. This requirement may be waived if the applicant agrees to complete a deficiency course in this area. Language test: The minimum English language proficiency requirements for admission to a Master's programme at VU University Amsterdam are: IELTS: 6.5 - please note that candidates must take the Academic test and not the General one! TOEFL paper-based test: 580 TOEFL computer-based test: 237 TOEFL Internet-based test: 92-93 Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A & B Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): A, B, C Previous education: An academic bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Education. Grade average Knowledge minimum Language test Previous education Additional language requirements:Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1IELTS overall band: 6.5IELTS listening: 6IELTS reading: 6IELTS writing: 6IELTS speaking: 6TOEFL paper based: 580TOEFL computer based: 237TOEFL internet based: 92 English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 92

     

    Scholarships / Grants:

    VU University Amsterdam:
    VU University Amsterdam awards its own scholarships to outstanding students joining our international Master's degree programmes. The VU Fellowship is an amount of money between 2.500 and 15.000 Euros to cover a part of the study expenses. The general criteria for selection are excellence, motivatio
    For additional information: Website

     

    Accreditation

    Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

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