This programme focuses on the link between theory, research and practice. Students are taught to seek evidence-based solutions to problems occurring in child-rearing and education.
Five of the nine specialisations are taught in English.
Graduates can apply for a variety of jobs in the field of prevention and intervention in child-rearing and education, both in clinical and non-clinical contexts.
Prospective students need to possess the skills, understanding and knowledge that are required for earning a Bachelor’s in Education
and Child Studies at Leiden University.
(Only for the English taught specialisations)
IELTS: 6.5 / TOEFL internet-based: 90
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
year master’s programmes
International master's students
EU/EEA student tuition fee*
Non-EU/EEA student tuition fee
* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master’s programme in The Netherlands
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.