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Psychology Master's Kick Off 1 September 2022

Thursday 1 September 2022
Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden

For students starting with their master's programme in September 2022

This Master's Kick Off is meant for all students who are starting their master’s programme in Psychology in September 2022. On this day, you will meet the coordinator of your master's specialisation and your fellow students, and receive information about your specialisation, study advice and practical matters.


Already before the Master's Kick Off you are supposed to have enrolled yourself for courses and exams. This counts for both mandatory and elective courses. Enrolment takes place in the Leiden University system MyStudymap. In this system you can also plan your enrolment in advance. Course enrolment starts on 13 July 2022. 

Before you enrol for courses, you will need to watch a video presentation(s) that contains important information about the programme of your master's specialisation. If you have any questions after watching, ask the coordinator of your specialisation at the Master's Kick Off.

Links to these presentations can be found on the page 'Psychology MSc Students 2022-2023: Start Course Enrolment'.

Programme Master's Kick Off 

Before MKO Watch welcome / instruction videos (available on this page in August: see 'Instructional Videos') Online
10:00 - 10:45 Meet your study adviser (option 1) Room will be announced in August
11:00 - 11:45 Welcome meeting with the coordinator of your specialisation Room will be announced in August
11:30 - 13:00 Information market with drinks and snacks Central Hall
13:00 - 13:45 Meet your study adviser (option 2) Room will be announced in August

Information market

At the information market you will have the opportunity to meet staff members of the Career Service of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences who can answer all your career related questions and give tips on finding an internship, writing a CV and upgrading your LinkedIn profile. There will also be a professional photographer who will take LinkedIn profile pictures for free!

Would you like to know about social and interesting activities you can do while studying? The board members of Study Association Labyrint can tell you all about it. Last but nog least, the study advisers and coordinators of the master's specialisations are there to answer final questions you might have.

Instructional videos

The following videos contain important information about study advice, the Master's Programme Committee (MOC) Psychology and other matters.

Please watch these videos before the Master's Kick Off. You are expected to know what is discussed in these videos so that you can ask your questions about these matters on the day itself.

This video will be available at the end of August.

At the Master's Kick Off, you have the possibility to meet your study advisers in person at the morning meeting (10:00) or the afternoon session (13:00). During the session, the study advisers will provide study advice and practical information and they will be happy to answer your questions. The study advisers will also be present at the information market where you can have a chat with them. 

For more information about the study advisers please see the page Study Advisers Psychology MSc.

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The Master's Programme Committee (MOC) Psychology meets once a month to discuss the quality of the education programme. In this video, two students of the MOC introduce themselves and explain how the Committee represents te student's opinion.

See for more information the webpage about the Master's Programme Committee

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SPS-NIP organises activities and provides information that can help you in making the step from student towards the work field. Watch the video below for a short introduction to this association. 

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Welcome pages for new students

At the welcome page you will find all relevant information for new students. This includes instructions on how to use the several study tools, study facilities and other information on other practical issues. 


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