Webster University Leiden

Introduction

Webster University Leiden

Founded at St. Louis, Missouri in 1915, Webster University is an accredited, non-profit American university with over 100 locations in ten countries. Currently, there are 22,000 students studying at Webster campuses around the world. Webster University enjoys an international reputation for teaching and academic excellence. Renowned for its innovative, accredited educational programs, Webster meets the needs of students, businesses, and working adults around the globe.

Webster University in the Netherlands is one of four international campuses located in Europe. It is the only American-accredited university in the Netherlands offering both BA (undergraduate) and MA/MBA/DBA (graduate and post-graduate) education. Since Webster began offering American university degrees in the Netherlands in 1983, over 1600 students have graduated. Its alumni work for many of the most prestigious and interesting companies and organizations in the world.

Webster University in Leiden, the Netherlands


•Webster began operations in 1983 in a charming building in the historic center of Leiden.


•Webster is the only accredited American University to offer BA, MA and MBA programs in the Netherlands.


•Officially recognized and approved institution in the Netherlands (2008), offering NVAO accredited dual degree program with both US and Dutch diplomas. Access to financial aid from US and Dutch governments.


•Graduate Studies Center at Amsterdam WTC.


•Currently home to 400 students representing 50-plus nationalitieswith an alumni network of nearly 2,000 students.


•Webster is a non-profit university (Stichting) dedicated to excellence

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Programmes

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Master

MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Campus Full time January 2017 Netherlands Leiden

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10% Early bird discount granted on first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2015. The mission of the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients. Viewing research and practice as interdependent and mutually supporting, the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is based on the scientist-practitioner training model. The program is committed both (1) to preparing counseling psychologists for advanced doctoral studies in psychology and (2) to providing training and experience that prepare students for practice. Its goal is to train psychologists who have a sound knowledge of the bases of counseling and psychotherapy. Adopting a multicultural perspective, the program also emphasizes the importance of multicultural competence in both research and practice. The MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology is ONLY available at the Webster University Vienna and Leiden campuses. To qualify as a professional psychologist or psychotherapist, a student may be required to complete additional education and licensure proceedings, depending on the national requirements of the country in which he/she wishes to work. For example: To qualify as a professional psychologist in The Netherlands, students must have both a bachelor and a master degree in psychology. To qualify as Gezondheidszorg Psycholoog (professional psychologist) in The Netherlands further post-master´s level training is necessary. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to: - Explain the main approaches to counseling and psychotherapy and the role of the therapeutic relationship. - Describe important theories of human development and examine their significance to counseling psychology. - Discuss the major categories of psychological disorders and use this knowledge to assess and diagnose psychopathology. - Describe the mechanisms of action for a variety of psychopharmacological agents and evaluate the role of psychopharmacology in counseling psychology. - Describe the importance of professional ethics and demonstrate how ethical standards and legal requirements are relevant to the practice of counseling and psychotherapy. - Administer and interpret various widely-used psychological tests. - Construct the appropriate research design, collect data, and implement the necessary statistical techniques to answer re-search questions relevant to counseling psychology which adds to the discipline. - Demonstrate practical counseling skills that can be applied to individuals and groups to address a broad range of issues and settings. - Integrate theory, experience, behavioral observation and analysis to systematically enhance counseling knowledge and skills. - Evaluate the appropriateness of various counseling approaches to different cultures, values, and worldviews of various clients and choose appropriate approaches. Fees Students in the Counseling Psychology program will be charged a tuition fee of €1,620 per 3-credit course. The program consists of 16 courses in total. [-]

MA International Relations

Campus Full time Part time January 2017 Netherlands Leiden

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world [+]

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs. Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. The program can help prepare students to compete for work with a governmental agency, an intergovernmental organization, a nongovernmental organization, or a multinational corporation. This program is also recommended to students planning to pursue a PhD, or an academic career at another institution. Learning Outcomes Students who complete this program will be able to: - Demonstrate a working knowledge of several sub fields of the discipline. - Demonstrate strong research skills. - Critically analyze international events and issues. - Apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs. - Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills. - Develop the requisite skills to seek employment relevant to the field by having the necessary education. Fees Students will be charged a tuition fee of €1,665 per 3-credit course. The INTL program consists of 12 courses in total and the INGO program consists of 13 courses in total. [-]

MA Management and Leadership

Campus or Online Full time Part time January 2017 Netherlands Leiden

The MA in Management and Leadership curriculum exposes students to the tools of management and leadership and provides experience in decision-making situations [+]

The MA in Management and Leadership curriculum exposes students to the tools of management and leadership and provides experience in decision-making situations. Students acquire familiarity with the analytical techniques of management and develop the ability to apply these techniques in actual problem solving in a corporate, government, or non-profit environment. Extensive use is made of case analysis and practical applications. Teamwork is an essential part of each course, and students will learn to polish the presentation and communication skills needed to succeed in business today. The MA in Management and Leadership is an excellent study to help improve your emotional intelligence, communication skills, budgeting know-how, and leadership abilities. The program is taught at more than 50 U.S. campus locations in major cities and military bases, at international campuses in Geneva, Switzerland; Leiden, the Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria; and online. Points of Distinction Walker School of Business & Technology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for MA programs in the Business and Management departments. Webster is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based university providing a network of international residential campuses in Geneva, Switzerland; Leiden, the Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria; Thailand and China. Faculty who practice in the field allow you to take your class experience and apply it to real work situations. Fees Students in the Management & Leadership program will be charged a tuition fee of €2,325 per 3-credit course. The program consists of 12 courses in total. [-]

MSc

MS Cybersecurity

Campus Full time January 2017 Netherlands Leiden

The Cybersecurity graduate programs prepare students and professionals for demanding positions in public and private sectors overseeing, operating or protecting critical computer systems, information, networks, infrastructures and communications networks from cyber crime, cyber fraud and cyber espionage. Webster University students who complete the cybersecurity master's degree or graduate certificate... [+]

The Cybersecurity graduate programs prepare students and professionals for demanding positions in public and private sectors overseeing, operating or protecting critical computer systems, information, networks, infrastructures and communications networks from cyber crime, cyber fraud and cyber espionage. Webster University students who complete the cybersecurity master's degree or graduate certificate program are able to effectively propose solutions to securing cyber networks and ensure online security. Graduate students will be well-versed to apply their knowledge and critical thinking related to domestic and international legal systems, private and public policies, and ethics, as they apply cybersecurity to: Digital Information protection Cyber Terrorism Cyber Fraud & theft Cyber Intelligence & counterintelligence Digital forensics Pre-emptive and strategic force operation application situations Points of Distinction Small classes, personal attention, international perspective, and real-world approach to learning that Webster University is noted for worldwide. Webster University has one of the highest graduate business enrollments in the U.S. Our faculty members have appropriate credentials, experience and have been published in magazines and publications that focus on this industry. International studies programs are recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report. Application FormThe process begins with the submission of your online application form and payment of the application fee. The application fee can be paid by bank transfer. Applicants are required to submit a number of supplemental items to support their application. These are listed below. Supplemental itemsAfter receiving your application form your recruiter will call/email you to discuss additional needed documentation. Dependent upon your program, you will need to submit the following documents: Copy of a recent CV or Resume Letter of motivation (one page) stating why you want to pursue the program, how it ties into your current career or future professional goals Two letters of recommendation Certified copies of your transcripts TOEFL 575/89 or IETLS 6.5 scores if applicable. If you will be taking a TOEFL test outside of Webster and would like to have your results automatically sent to us, please use the following code: 0548. If you score between 520 and 575 on the paper-based TOEFL (70-89 on the iBT) or between a 5.5 and 6.5 on the IELTS and your GPA is equivalent to 2.5 or higher on a 4 point scale, you are eligible to enroll in the one-semester English as a Second Language (ESL) program. You will need to meet the University’s required English proficiency level before enrolling in the Master program of your choice. AcceptanceAfter viewing the completed application package, the Admissions Committee will make an admissions decision. Your recruiter will then contact you informally to let you know if you have been accepted at Webster University, and an official acceptance package will be emailed to you. Physical mail is available on request. Enrollment and Tuition PaymentIf an acceptance is offered, you will need to pay a deposit of one course to secure your enrollment. Your enrollment is not complete until your first payment for tuition or living expenses is received by bank transfer. Credit card payments are only possible at the campus in Leiden. The latest possible payment date is 21 days prior to your start date, but we suggest you arrange payment much earlier than this so as to not delay the final step of enrollment. RegistrationOnce your payment has been received and registration for classes opens, you will be contacted by your Academic Advisor to register for your classes. If you are in need of a student visa to enter the Netherlands, your visa process will also start at this time. [-]

MA

MA Programme in New Media Production

Campus Full time January 2017 Netherlands Leiden

The master of arts (MA) in New Media Production is for students seeking a mastery of story telling skills in a multi-platform digital communication environment. This degree is designed to sharpen the production skills students already have and introduce students to a variety of additional skill sets to advance in a multi-platform media landscape that demands proficiency and knowledge of production in various media forms. In the current dynamic media environment, the demand is for practitioners who are able to produce content on various digital platforms using the latest equipment and methods. This degree is designed to teach students how to succeed in that changing media environment and to give them the production skills necessary to communicate stories with impact. [+]

The master of arts (MA) in New Media Production is for students seeking a mastery of story telling skills in a multi-platform digital communication environment. This degree is designed to sharpen the production skills students already have and introduce students to a variety of additional skill sets to advance in a multi-platform media landscape that demands proficiency and knowledge of production in various media forms. In the current dynamic media environment, the demand is for practitioners who are able to produce content on various digital platforms using the latest equipment and methods. This degree is designed to teach students how to succeed in that changing media environment and to give them the production skills necessary to communicate stories with impact. Program Description: The master of arts (MA) in new media production is for students seeking a mastery of storytelling skills in a multi-platform digital communication environment. This degree is designed to sharpen the production skills students already have and introduce students to a variety of additional skill sets to advance in a multi-platform media landscape that demands proficiency and knowledge of production in various forms of media.In the current dynamic media environment, the demand is for practitioners who are able to produce content on various digital platforms using the latest equipment and methods. This degree is designed to teach students how to succeed in that changing media environment and to give them the production skills necessary to communicate stories with impact. Students may substitute appropriate 4000-level courses for electives in this program with the approval of the student's advisor and the director of Graduate Studies for the School of Communications. All students entering this program are required to consult with a university academic advisor to create a program plan to chart progress through the curriculum in this degree program. The required and elective courses listed may be taken as directed studies, subject to the conditions stated in the Directed Studies section listed under Academic Policies and Procedures and approved by the director of Graduate Studies and the dean of the School of Communications. [-]

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Leiden, 2311 EA NL