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Population Studies

Bachelor-Master aansluitingen

VooropleidingOrganisatieInstroom
SociologieAlle WO instellingenDrempelloze toelating
Human Geography & Urban and Regional PlanningAlle WO instellingenDrempelloze toelating
Spatial Planning and DesignAlle WO instellingenDrempelloze toelating
Liberal Arts and SciencesAlle WO instellingen

Drempelloze toelating

Extra informatie:

Direct access with Philosophy, Politics & Economics and Cognition and Behaviour. Conditional access with Health & Life Sciences. No access with other majors.

Toelatingseisen

Specifieke eisenExtra informatie
erkende verworven competenties (EVC's)

Applicants should be fluent in English and meet one of the following conditions:

  • English at VWO level
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (A, B or C)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (A, B or C)
  • A score of 6.5 or higher in the complete International English Language Testing System (Academic version) (IELTS)
  • A score of at least 90 on the internet version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 580 on the paper version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 237 on the computer version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Exemptions: Native English speakers or diploma holders from United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland.
minimum kennis

Applicants should have some background knowledge in Population Studies. They should have successfully concluded 10 ECTS in statistics courses or their statistical knowledge should be equivalent to that. We assume that this represents active knowledge of at least variance, association and correlation measures, chi-square tests, bivariate and multivariate linear regression, the basics of matrix algebra and the basics of integration & differentiation, as well as some experience with EXCEL and with syntax writing within statistical software programmes, such as SPSS, STATA and R. Applicants should have an interest in research.

vooropleiding

Students should have a Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to population studies. These disciplines have direct access:

  • Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning
  • Spatial Planning and Design
  • Sociology
  • Social Psychology
  • Epidemiology
  • Global and Public Health
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Gerontology
  • International Relations
  • Development Studies
  • Statistics
  • Economics

The direct access is conditional on sufficient English command and the knowledge minimum.

For all disciplines mentioned above achieved at a university of applied science, you can do a pre-master of max 30 ECTS.

werkervaring

Not required

overige toelatingseisen
  • The Admissions Board may require students that do not match the knowledge minimum, come from other disciplines, or come from universities of applied sciences to follow additional courses before being allowed to enter the degree programme. This premaster of maximum 30 ECTS (2 demography courses, 2 methodology/writing courses, 2 statistics courses) will be assessed individually.
  • For the web class Population Studies please go to www.rug.nl/nestor and log in with username frw-Webclasspopstudies and password webpopst2014!

Toelatingseisen

Specifieke eisenExtra informatie
minimum kennis

Applicants with a Dutch or foreign certificate of higher education that indicates that they have knowledge, understanding and skills at the level of a university Bachelor's degree and who can demonstrate the following specific knowledge, understanding and skills will be admitted to the degree programme:

  • knowledge of the subject of Population Studies at the level of holders of a certificate from the Bachelor's degree programme in 'Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning'
  • knowledge representing 10 ECTS in statistics courses or the student's statistical knowledge should be equivalent to that, shown by active knowledge of at least variance, association and correlation measures, chi-square tests, univariate and multivariate linear regression, the basics of matrix algebra and the basics of integration & differentiation.We assume that this includessome experience with EXCEL and with syntax writing within statistical software programmes, such as SPSS, STATA and R.
  • Applicants should have an interest in research.
taaltoets cijfer

Applicants should be fluent in English and meet one of the following conditions:

  • English at VWO level
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (A, B or C)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (A, B or C)
  • A score of 6.5 or higher in the complete International English Language Testing System (Academic version) (IELTS)
  • A score of at least 90 on the internet version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 580 on the paper version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of at least 237 on the computer version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Exemptions: Native English speakers or diploma holders from United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland.
vooropleiding

Students should have a Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to population studies. The disciplines listed above have direct access. These disciplines also have direct access:

  • Social Psychology
  • Epidemiology
  • Global and Public Health
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Gerontology
  • Development Studies
  • International Relations
  • Statistics
  • Economics

The direct access is conditional on sufficient English command and the knowledge minimum.

For all disciplines mentioned above achieved at a university of applied science, you can do a pre-master of max 60 ECTS.

werkervaring

Not required

reference letterGeen verdere informatie
overige toelatingseisen
  • The Admissions Board may require students that do not match the knowledge minimum, come from other disciplines or come from universities of applied sciences to follow additional courses before being allowed to enter the degree programme. This premaster of maximum 60 ECTS (2 demography courses, 2 methodology/writing courses, 2 statistics courses and for students from universities of applied sciences, a Bachelor's thesis) will be assessed individually. Contact: master coordinator Billie de Haas.
  • For the web class Population Studies please go to www.rug.nl/nestor and log in with username frw-Webclasspopstudies and password webpopst2014!

Taaleisen

ExamenMinimum score
IELTS gemiddelde score6.5
TOEFL papieren versie580
TOEFL computerversie237
TOEFL internetversie90

Collegegelden

NationaliteitJaarKostenVorm
EU/EER2017-2018€ 2006voltijd
NationaliteitJaarKostenVorm
EU/EER2017-2018€ 2006voltijd
niet EU/EER2017-2018€ 14200voltijd
NationaliteitJaarKostenVorm
EU/EER2017-2018€ 2006voltijd

Inschrijvingsdeadlines

Type studentDeadlineStart opleiding
EU/EEA studenten01 december 201701 februari 2018
01 mei 201801 september 2018
non-EU/EEA studenten01 november 201701 februari 2018
01 mei 201801 september 2018
Type studentDeadlineStart opleiding
Nederlandse studenten15 januari 201801 februari 2018
15 augustus 201801 september 2018
Type studentDeadlineStart opleiding
EU/EEA studenten01 december 201701 februari 2018
01 mei 201801 september 2018
Praktische informatie
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