MSc in Psychology: Reflecting on Psychology

University of Groningen

Program Description

MSc in Psychology: Reflecting on Psychology

University of Groningen

Reflecting on Psychology teaches students to put their skills and knowledge in a broader context.

Using perspectives from Philosophy of Science, Science and Technology Studies (STS), Sociology, Anthropology and Cultural Studies, this master encourages students to open up the black box of Psychology and to explore its relations with other parts of science and society. Questions that might be discussed or explored include:

  • How should psychology be positioned between the humanities, life sciences and natural sciences?
  • How do we weigh the evidence coming from such diverse sources as experiments, case histories or introspection?
  • What is the value of MRI-scans in moral and scientific debates?
  • Where should we draw the line between treatment and enhancement when it comes to psychotropic drugs?
  • How do media creations of autism in novels and films influence the clinical reality of autism?

Reflecting on Psychology aims to attract a relatively small number of students who will be supervised individually and encouraged to come up with their own research topics. Students from Reflecting on Psychology will become skilled in writing, qualitative analysis and reflection.

http://www.rug.nl/masters/reflecting-on-psychology/

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 18, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
12 months
Full time
Price
Price
2,060 EUR
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Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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Sept. 2019
Netherlands - Groningen, Groningen
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