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Applied psychology is a specific area found within in the field of psychology. This discipline is quite practical, as it is used to address and solve different types of behavioral issues faced by people.

Utrecht is famous for the presence of rich culture and prevailing Dutch traditions. All those who are interested in studying culture, arts or history, Utrecht is one of the best places to go. Institutions such as Utrecht University are well known for quality education.

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Utrecht University

With the Master’s program Applied Cognitive Psychology, you will apply the most up-to-date knowledge of cognition to situations and solutions for problems that occur in d ... [+]

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With the Master’s program Applied Cognitive Psychology, you will apply the most up-to-date knowledge of cognition to situations and solutions for problems that occur in daily life. You will apply knowledge of human cognitive, sensory and motor systems in real-life situations.

Processing information

During this one-year program, you will learn about processing information, especially about how you can use that information to advise clients on how to improve communications. That knowledge is useful for making signage or advertising more effective, for example, or for making products more user-friendly.

You will also learn to come up with solutions for a wide range of problems that can occur in professional practice. Humans are dramatically changing their environment using increasingly complex technology, such as the Internet, social media, robotics and automation. In order to design a living environment that is well suited to human cognitive abilities, we must have a good understanding of how humans process knowledge and their skill at applying it.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Utrecht University

Project-X parties organized via Facebook. Unhealthy eating habits. Workplace bullying. Although a wide range of issues, the same rule applies to all of them: it comes dow ... [+]

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Project-X parties organised via Facebook. Unhealthy eating habits. Workplace bullying. Although a wide range of issues, the same rule applies to all of them: it comes down to the way in which people affect each other's behaviour. In this Master’s program, you study human behaviour and behaviour change in a social, health, or organisational context.

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During this Master’s program, you will choose between the following three tracks:

Social Influence: about the social influence of behaviour and attitude change Health Promotion: about improving health-related behaviour Work and Organisation: about the functioning and wellbeing of individuals and teams in organisations ... [-]
Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Utrecht University

This Master’s will enable you to develop yourself into an academic professional. You will learn to analyze, evaluate and solve practical problems in a theoretical and emp ... [+]

Analyzing And Tackling Social Issues Concerning Youth, Education, And Society

In our overscheduled society is there still enough time for childrearing? How do families and childrearing change through the use of social media? How can we tackle polarization in multi-ethnic classrooms? What leads to game addiction and inactivity in our society? How do we make our schools inclusive? What do children need to find their own solutions to bullying at school? How do parenting support programs developed in Western countries fit into non-Western communities? How should the new frameworks for youth care in the Netherlands be structured? What can we learn from foreign approaches to education and youth services?... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Utrecht University

The two-year Master’s program in Development and Socialisation in Childhood and Adolescence (DaSCA) gives you the theoretical and methodological background to analyze thi ... [+]

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Why is it that young males, in particular, tend to get involved in crime? Is it because they have the "wrong" friends? Were they not socialized properly? Is it due to dispositional factors? Are there hereditary factors at work?

From the day a child is born, his family and the culture in which he’s raised have a huge impact on his socio-emotional development and psychological adjustment. As he grows up, his school and networks of friends and peers become more and more influential in his development. The two-year Master’s program in Development and Socialisation in Childhood and Adolescence (DaSCA) gives you the theoretical and methodological background to analyze this development. ... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
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