Programme outline

The main components of this two-year Master’s programme (120 EC) are practical research training and advanced theoretical education. The aim of the research project is to train students as independent researchers. Under the guidance of an experienced researcher, you will work on a well-defined project and practice all aspects of research. You can do a research profile if you would like to get more research training. For the theoretical education, you can choose a science profile, take part in advanced theoretical courses, follow seminars, and write a Master’s thesis or a research proposal. The programme can only be followed full-time.

The components of the Master's programme are:

Please note that at least 60 of the 120 EC need to be carried out in association with one of the Utrecht University groups!


Go to the courses page to read more information about the programme-related courses of this programme.