Education and Child Studies, 2018-2019

Master Education and Child Studies

Welcome to the Master’s Degree Programme in Education and Child Studies. Upon entering the programme students choose one of the following specialisations:

The programme takes one year. Upon completion graduates will possess the Achievement Levels listed below.

1 Knowledge and understanding

A graduate of the Master’s programme:

Substantive knowledge
1.1 has profound knowledge of the various theories and methodological approaches common within the domain of one of the specialisations offered by the Master’s programme;
1.2 has knowledge of models and methods of prevention and intervention relevant for one of the specialisations offered by the Master’s programme;
Research methods and statistics
1.3 is competent in methodological and technical research skills that are current in Education and Child Studies in general, and in the Master’s specialisation in particular;
Professional field
1.4 is acquainted with the professional field of the Master’s specialisation.

2 Applying knowledge and understanding

A graduate of the Master’s programme has developed and is able to independently apply the following academic skills:
2.1 formulating a consistent line of reasoning, based on scientific arguments;
2.2 independently designing, organising, and conducting research in one of the specialisa-tions of the Masters’ programme;
2.3 connecting scientific knowledge and insights to practical issues in human development;
2.4 establishing appropriate professional strategies for child-raising and/or educational issues.

3 Judgement

A graduate of the Master’s programme has de capacity to:
3.1 analysing and describing practical and theoretical issues in one of the specialisations of-fered by the Master’s programme from both a scientific and an ethical point of view;
3.2 identify a theoretical framework suitable for addressing problems and issues relevant for one of the specialisations offered by the Master’s programme;
3.3 critically evaluate aspec of study design and methodology in empirical research;
3.4 analyse and evaluate scientific literature critically to establish its practical or theoretical relevance;
3.5 A graduate of the Master’s programme is trained in professional conduct according to the NVO (Association of Educationalists in the Netherlands) professional code.

4 Communication

A graduate of the Master’s programme has de capacity to:
4.1 report orally and in writing on issues in human development both in an academic and in other professional contexts;
4.2 collaborate with others and take responsibility in a professional team.

5 Learning Skills

A graduate of the Master’s programme has de capacity to:
5.1 independently acquire new knowledge and skills relevant in a professional context;
5.2 reflect on his/her own learning process.

Please refer to our website for the complete Course and Examination Regulations and for the Rules and Regulations.

Timetable

You will find the complete timetable of the Master’s programme per specialisation on our website

Registration for courses and exams

Please note that separate and timely registration in uSis is mandatory for lectures, seminars, exam and re-exam.

More information

Please also visit our website for international students Starting your Masters at the Institute of Education and Child Studies

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