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Developmental Psychopathology in Education and Child Studies (Research)

Research Master Developmental Psychopathology in Education and Child Studies

Hartelijk welkom bij de Research Masteroropleiding Developmental Psychopathology in Education and Child Studies. Deze opleiding duurt twee jaar en na afloop beschikken afgestudeerden over de onder Eindtermen opgesomde kennis, vaardigheden en houding. Bij de afzonderlijke beschrijvingen van de vakken wordt telkens vermeld welke eindtermen in een vak aan de orde zijn.

Eindtermen (Achievement levels)

The following achievement levels apply with regard to the programme:
1. A profound awareness of the role of education and learning for children’s and adolescents’ development and social participation;
2. A thorough understanding of the various theories and methodological approaches (data analysis techniques included) which are commonly used in the research pro-grammes that are central to this research master;
3. The capacity to identify a theoretical framework suitable for addressing relevant problems and issues related to education and learning;
4. The capacity to apply various theoretical frameworks in conducting independently basic research in education and learning;
5. The ability of critically selecting, studying and analyzing literature relevant to the issues and problems presented by the curriculum and the connected research programmes;
6. The capacity to report independently about relevant research which is carried out according to current academic standards;
7. The ability to independently formulate, perform and assess scientific research at a level suitable to preparing scientific publications;
8. The ability to write scientific reports in English;
9. Advanced, up to date knowledge of quantitative en qualitative research methodology;
10. Profound knowledge of philosophy and ethics of social research;
11. The ability to engage in the international academic debate;
12. The fundamentals of research project management.

De Onderwijs- en Examenregeling (OER), waarin de eindtermen zijn opgenomen, staat op onze website

Rooster

Het rooster van de volledige Masteropleiding staat op onze website. Het rooster van de afzonderlijke vakken kunt u aanklikken in de vakbeschrijving van elk vak.

First year

In the first year of the Research Master the student must choose Electives (20.0 ECTS).
In the second year of the Research Master the student must also choose Electives (10.0 ECTS).

Courses totalling a study load of 20.0 ECTS must be chosen from the Master’s courses on offer in the Master’s programme in Education and Child Studies (Leiden University). Free choice (to a maximum of 10.0 ECTS) from Mastercourses (level 500 or 600) on offer in Leiden University or in other universities (to be decided after consultation with the supervisor and upon approval of the curriculum director and the board of examiners.

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Conducting and evaluating empirical research 5
Learning, cognition and the brain 5
Elective Research Master 20
Recent advances in developmental psychopathology 5
Methods and instruments in cognitive and affective neuroscience 5
Attachment and developmental psychopathology: theory, research, and clinical applications 5
Applied Multivariate Data Analysis 1 5
Test theory and scale development 5
Neurodevelopmental assessment and treatment 5

Second year

In the first year of the Research Master the student must choose Electives (20.0 ECTS).
In the second year of the Research Master the student must also choose Electives (10.0 ECTS).

Courses totalling a study load of 20.0 ECTS must be chosen from the Master’s courses on offer in the Master’s programme in Education and Child Studies (Leiden University). Free choice (to a maximum of 10.0 ECTS) from Mastercourses (level 500 or 600) on offer in Leiden University or in other universities (to be decided after consultation with the supervisor and upon approval of the curriculum director and the board of examiners.

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Elective Research Master 20
Applied Multivariate Data Analysis 2 5
Research internship and tutorials on writing a master thesis 45