In the schedule of the Research Master’s Degree Programme 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 of Education and Child Studies:
or other courses offered in one of the specialisations of the Master’s Programme Education and Child Studies
Please note that the courses marked with ** are mandatory for students who obtained their Bachelor’s Degree Pedagogische Wetenschappen (specialisation Orthopedagogiek of Leerproblemen) at Leiden University and wish to qualify for the NVO-registratie Basis-Orthopedagoog. In addition also one of the five Clinical assessment and treatment specialisations is mandatory:
Neuroscience (Clinical assessment and treatment) (5 ects)
Jeugdhulpverlening (Diagnostiek en behandeling) (5 ects)
Learning problems and impairments (Clinical assessment and treatment) (5 ects)
Mensen met een verstandelijke beperking (Diagnostiek en behandeling) (5 ects)
Autismespectrumstoornissen (Diagnostiek en behandeling) (5 ects)
Students who obtained the Bachelor’s Degree Pedagogische Wetenschappen (specialisatie Gezinspedagogiek) at Leiden University and wish to qualify for the NVO-registratie Basis-Orthopedagoog the following Mastercourses are mandatory:
For all 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 Degree programmes at Leiden University or other universities (to be decided after consultation with the supervisor and upon approval of the Board of Examiners).