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Course module: 550998-B-12
Thesis Psychology and Society
Course info
Course module550998-B-12
Credits (ECTS)12
CategoryBA (Bachelor)
Course typeThesis
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences; TSB Other;
Is part of
B Psychology (Dutch)
dr. R.M.A. Nelissen
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2019
Starting block
Course mode
Registration openfrom 13/08/2019 up to and including 21/08/2020
Students will be able to apply the theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills which they have acquired during the bachelor programme, in order to write a research paper independently and individually. This paper must be written as a scientific article and will be based on an analysis of scientific literature or on research data.


Before students start the Bachelor thesis, they should:

1) carefully read the course information on Blackboard

2) ask the bachelor thesis coordinator for permission to start.

Required Prerequisites

In order to be allowed to participate in this course, at least all courses from the propedeutic phase AND at least 60 ECTS from the post propedeutic phase have to be completed successfully.
The bachelor thesis is the final assignment of the bachelor programme. The students will write their theses in the field of their chosen majors.

The bachelor thesis is an individually written paper. The contents of the thesis will consist of executing parts of the research cycle in a methodologically sound way, and of interpreting and reporting the obtained research findings.

The subjects of the bachelor thesis relate to current research activities and projects. For Psychology and Society the subjects are in the fields of Work and Organizational Psychology, Economic Psychology, and Social Psychology. The thesis entails and empirical study or a specific literature search. For each project, the supervisor specifies the activities that are required for completion of the thesis.

Type of exams

Writing an individual Bachelor Thesis
Contact person
dr. R.M.A. Nelissen
Timetable information
Thesis Psychology and Society
Required materials
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