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Research internship and tutorials on writing a master thesis


NB Language spoken in course is Dutch unless English-speaking students participate

Admission requirements



Students participate in the research programmes of the Institute for Education and Child Studies. What study a particular student participates in depends on the student’s personal interest and focus, the availability of ongoing studies and the availability of staff capacity.The tutor is the staff member responsible for the particular study the student is involved in.The tutor is responsible for supervising the research internship as well as the writing of the master thesis.The master thesis is developed and written in four stages, each focusing on a particular part of the thesis (introduction, method, results, and discussion).

Course objectives

Achievement levels: 1-12.

Mode of instruction

Participation in research, assignments, presentation and discussion of research work and outcomes.

Assessment method

The master thesis, being a manuscript ready for publication in an international journal included in the SSCI (80%).The quality of work during internship, including assignments and tutorials (20%).

Reading list

Books and other publications relevant to the particular study.