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Environmental Psychology

University of Groningen

Master Postgraduate Groningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary How can psychology help us understand and solve environmental and energy-related problems? How can we motivate and empower people to act pro-environmentally and adapt to a changing environment?
Course description Questions like these are addressed in the Master program 'Environmental psychology'. The program focuses on the interactions between humans and their environment. You will acquire theoretical knowledge and methodological skills to understand and address the human dimension of environmental and energy-related problems. The program is taught by the world-leading Environmental Psychology group at the University of Groningen.The expertise gained in this master is essential in attempts to limit global climate change and its negative impacts, and adapt successfully to the consequences of climate change. Governments and companies seek advice from environmental psychologists to understand the human dimension of sustainable development, and leading journals, such as Nature, stress the importance of the social sciences for solving environmental and energy-related problems. This master will equip you for job opportunities that focus on finding effective and acceptable societal solutions to these problems.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes group assignment, lecture
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
Information about the institution Students and researchers from all over the world come to Groningen to expand their own boundaries as well as those of academia.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Non-native English speakers must moreover provide evidence of satisfactory results for one of the standard tests. For a complete overview, please seehttps://www.rug.nl/gmw/psychology/education/master/aanmelding-en-toelating/taaleisen-engels
  2. A BSc in Psychology. For exceptions and a full description of admission requirements, please consult https://www.rug.nl/gmw/psychology/education/master/aanmelding-en-toelating/
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 1 May 2019 1 Apr 2019
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 1 Nov 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 May 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 14650€ 11700

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

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For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Admissions Board Master Psychology

about admission & application

toelatingscommissie.masterpsy@rug.nl

Admission Office

Please put environmentalpsychology@rug.nl in cc if you are contacting admissions office

admission@rug.nl

Programme Coordinators Environmental Psychology

Program coordinators

environmentalpsychology@rug.nl

Andrea Kis

Student, Year representative

k.andrea@student.rug.nl

Goda Perlaviciute

Coordinator master programme Environmental Psychology

g.perlaviciute@rug.nl

Contact information for the institution

Onderwijsvoorlichting

study info

studiekiezers@rug.nl

Telephone number
Course website More information about the course
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