NB Language spoken in course is Dutch unless English-speaking students participate
In the schedule of the Research Master’s six electives are programmed: four (20 ects) in the first year and two (10 ects) in the second year.
Electives up to a minimum of 20 ects have to be chosen from the following courses offered by the Institute for Education and Child Studies:
- Family functioning and developmental psychopathology across childhood and adolescence
- Clinical assessment and treatment: general introduction **
- Clinical skills (clinical assessment and treatment)**
- Learning problems and impairments: state of the art
- Child abuse and neglect: neurobiological consequences and intervention
- or other courses offered in one of the specialisations of the Master’s Programme in Education and Child Studies
Please note that the courses marked with ** are mandatory for students who wish to qualify for the NVO-registratie Basis-Orthopedagoog. In addition also one of the four Clinical assessment and treatment specialisations is mandatory:
- Neuroscience (clinical assessment and treatment) (5 ects)
- Developmental disorders (clinical assessment and treatment) (5 ects)
- Clinical adolescent studies (clinical assessment and treatment) (5 ects)
- Learning problems and impairments (clinical assessment and treatment) (5 ects)
For students pursuing the NVO-registratie Basis-Orthopedagoog special requirements also apply for the internship.
Electives up to a maximum of 10 ects may be chosen from courses (level 500 – 600) on offer in other Master’s programmes at Leiden University or other universities (to be decided after consultation with the supervisor and upon approval of the curriculum director and the board of examiners).