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Youth 0-21 Society and Policy

Master

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Our aim is to increase the quality of upbringing, care and education by improving policies and interventions for young people and their social and learning contexts.

Do you want to...

  • Explore how interventions can improve the well-being of young people, their families, schools, and communities?
  • Learn how to successfully implement interventions in child and youth care and education?
  • Discuss the role of research in improving interventions and youth policy?

Then this Master's program might be just ideal for you! Completing this programme equips you with...

  • State-of-the-art knowledge of youth research, practices, and policy, how they are linked and how they can improve each other;
  • The skills to design, carry out, and evaluate youth policy and interventions using interdisciplinary and international insights;
  • A reflexive, critical attitude towards youth policies, practices and innovations.

Curious? Take the online sample lesson by dr. Tina Kretschmer and dr. Laura Baams.

Language

English

Title

Master of Science

Duration

1 year

ECTS credits

Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 20,800


Admission

Application requirements

The transcripts show evidence of sufficient courses on: Research methods for the social sciences (preferably quantitative AND qualitative). Academic disciplinary knowledge on education, developmental psychology, educational psychology, sociology of education, and adjacent fields. Previous experience with academic writing (e.g., Bachelor thesis), is desirable, but not an entry requirement.

Bachelor in Pedagogical Sciences, Educational Sciences, Social Sciences with compulsory modules on children and adolescents or similarly relevant degrees (e.g., Youth Studies, Special Needs Education), Pre-Master SPO graduates.

The official language of the programme is English. Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of satisfactory results for one of the standard tests mentioned below. Official test results must be supplied. Please note, we do not accept Institutional TOEFL results as evidence of English proficiency. C1 Advanced (formerly CAE): C1 | IELTS: overall 6.5; listening 6; reading 6; writing 6.5; speaking 6.5 | TOEFL paper based: overall 575; speaking 55; writing 45 | TOEFL computer based 237 |

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 20,800
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Jun '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Feb '25 1 Dec '24 15 Oct '24
1 Feb '25 15 Oct '24 15 Oct '24
1 Sep '25 1 Jun '25 1 May '25
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25

Contact

University of Groningen

Main address
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen
050 363 9011

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