MSc Psychology

Leiden University

Program Description

MSc Psychology

Leiden University

In this specialisation you develop all the practical and intellectual skills necessary to apply psychological knowledge to real-life problems in working environments and organisations.

Are you interested in addressing and remedying important practical problems in society? Do you want to help raise people’s performance levels? You can use the knowledge you acquire in this programme in the following areas:

Cognitive Enhancement

  • Optimising the cognitive capabilities of people of all ages
  • Advice on the optimal circumstances for performance and learning
  • Studying the effects of drugs on human performance

Cognitive Ergonomics

  • Developing accident-prevention programmes, e.g. safety research in industry and traffic
  • Developing user-friendly tools and interfaces
  • Improving decision-making processes: psychology and law, including the topics of eyewitness memory, false confessions and jury decision-making

The main emphasis is on translating theory into practice. The aim of this master’s specialisation is to provide you with a maximum of hands-on experience starting on the very first day.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 2, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Feb. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
1,984 EUR
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Netherlands Leiden
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Netherlands Leiden
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Price 1,984 EUR
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