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BS Psychology

Webster University

Bachelor Undergraduate Amsterdam

Course description

Qualification Bachelor of Science
Field of study Health care, social services and care services
Course summary The bachelor of science (BS) in psychology is designed to provide the biological, cognitive, personality, and social contexts for understanding the behavior of individuals throughout their lifespan.
Course description The bachelor of science (BS) in psychology is designed to provide the biological, cognitive, personality, and social contexts for understanding the behavior of individuals throughout their lifespan. Students who successfully complete the BS in psychology will have the foundation, research skills, and data analysis expertise to succeed in an MA/PhD psychology graduate program (e.g., clinical psychology, experimental psychology, etc.). Students graduating with a bachelor of science (BS) in psychology will need to pursue a graduate degree before they are able to obtain professional licensure. Students are encouraged to check entrance requirements for any post-graduate programs prior to finishing their BS at Webster in the event that they need to take additional coursework.
Study subjects PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology (3 hours) • PSYC 1800 Careers in Psychology (1 hour) • PSYC 2750 Introduction to Measurement and Statistics (3 hours) • PSYC 2825 Introduction to Research Methods (3 hours) • PSYC 3025 Psychology and Ethics (2 hours) • PSYC 4750 Advanced Statistics (3 hours) • PSYC 4825 Senior Thesis (3 hours) • PSYC 4925 Senior Capstone: History, Philosophy, and Systems of Psy
Course objectives • Describe the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in psychology. • Detail the biological and genetic underpinnings of human behavior. • Implement the use of critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry and, when possible, the scientific approach to examine problems related to psychology. • Describe the research methods and statistical techniques
ECTS credits 72.00
Duration 4 year(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes group discussion, case study
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Psychology
Information about the institution Webster University is the accredited American University in The Netherlands, offering Bachelor and Master programs. In our Bachelor program we teach according to the American Liberal Arts & Sciences tradition, i.e. a broad and diversified curriculum offering good opportunities for high employabilty. Switching majors after your first year of study is no problem, and each major allows access to a number of different Masters degree programs for which no bridging year is necessary. We have over 100 campuses in the US, Europe (Austria, Switzerland, UK and The Netherlands) and Asia (China, Thailand), and currently enable 22,000 students worldwide to achieve their educational and professional goals.


Admission requirements
  1. Required Documents Official transcripts of the last 3 years of your secondary and all post-secondary education with certified English translations by an official translator of all documents in languages other than English. These transcripts must be certified with an original stamp by one of two authorities: the school that generated the transcript or the Ministry of Education in the school’s country. Webster University does not accept scanned copies. Should you apply before graduating, your admission status will be provisional until you submit a copy of your diploma and final transcripts when they become available. Please note: If you have CLEP, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate (IB) credit or other college preparation program credit you may be eligible for Advanced Standing credits. Please contact the admissions representative for more information. Important: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better (out of 4.0) on all previous academic work. The admissions office will assess your GPA equivalent. All applicants are asked to submit a 400-500 word essay on a topic of their choice. Most students take this opportunity to state why they would like to study at Webster University. You may also describe a special area of interest, experience or achievement. Additionally, you may also submit a resume of relevant academic, extracurricular and professional experience. Satisfactory scores on the Academic TOEFL examination (550/80) or Academic IELTS (6.0) examination. If you have attended an American/International/British school for 3 years or longer where the language of instruction was English, this requirement may be waived. If you attended an accredited institution in the United States for at least one year, as a full time student, this requirement will be waived. Webster University Leiden offers on campus TOEFL tests regularly throughout the year. If you will be taking a TOEFL test outside of Webster and would like to have your results automatically sent to us, please use the following code: 0548. Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor and/or employer. The letter should discuss your character and aptitude for university study. A copy of your passport’s biographical page, plus any current residence permit or visa for the Netherlands. Please inform us if we need to apply for your visa/resident permit.
Language requirements
TOEFL paper based 999
Professional experience required -
Duration 4 year(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
26 Aug 2019 15 May 2019 15 Jun 2019
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)n.a.€ 16000n.a.
2020 (FT)n.a.€ 16200n.a.

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.

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