The programme concludes with a Master’s thesis, which consists of a research project in the area of applied child and adolescent psychology. To this end, an empirical (quantitative) study must be performed in the area of development psychology or psychopathology.

Ethical review

From 1 September 2020, all Bachelor's and (research) Master's students must have their thesis project ethically reviewed by the FERB through the online tool UU-SER. More information about the procedure and associated protocols can be found on the Student Ethics Review & Registration Site (UU-SER) website.