More information about the requirement application can be found on www.universiteitleiden.nl/education-and-child-studies
More information about the tuition fees can be found on www.studieren-in-holland.de/25,1,studiengebuehren.html
EU/EEA students: 15 June (September intake); 1 December (F
EU/EEA students: 1 April (September intake); 15 October (February intake)
About Education and Child Studies
At the start of this one - year programme, you will choose a specialisation. All specialisations have one course in common, in which you will learn about the practice of empirical research. The rest of the year you will spend deepening your scientific knowledge in the field of your choice. You will fulfil an internship and complete your master's project in which you will undertake your own research and prepare a written report of this research project.
Five of the nine specialisations are taught in English:
Curriculum and Overview
The master programme in Education and Child Studies is an academic programme that focuses on the link between theory, researc
practice. Students are taught to seek evidence based solutions to problems occurring in child rearing and education
. Students choose a
specialisation from the start. All specialisations begin with a course on the practice of empirical research. The rest of the
year is spent
deepening the students' scientific knowledge, doing a research internship and writing a thesis
For detailed information on the courses and curricula, see the e-Prospectus: studiegids.universiteitleiden.nl/education-and-child-studies
Job and Career prospects
Graduates can apply for a variety of jobs in the field of prevention and intervention in child-rearing and education, both in clinical and nin-clinical contexts.
Do you want to apply for this programme at Leiden University? Find out how to apply by following the step-by step guide: www.universiteitleiden.nl/education-and-child-studies
About Leiden University
Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges. We keep an open mind, do not shy away from difficult discussions and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open - minded and critical attitude from you.
We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Leiden University welcomes anyone who wants to achieve their full potential. Our
modest community size in the historical cities of Leiden and The Hague creates a highly personal and committed atmosphere. Together, we
map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. You will also be encouraged to conduct research in cooperation with eminent
and enthusiastic scholars. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path