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Changes in the curriculum - Bachelor

Educational curricula or Rules can change from year to year. Below you will find both curriculum and general changes.

Changes in 2021-2022

Changes Bachelor
 

Year 1  - Cohort 2021-2022

 

Consequences for cohort 2020-2021 and earlier

No changes
 
 No changes

Year 2 - Cohort 2020-2021

 

Consequences for cohort 2019-2020 and earlier

No changes
 
 No changes

Year 3 - Cohort 2019-2020

 

Consequences for cohort 2018-2019 and earlier

New Elective PSY3390 "Psychological Citizenship Project: From Problem to Solution"

New Elective PSY3365 "Introduction to Computational Neuroscience"

New Elective PSY3387 "Creating Apps: Programs & Algorithms in Python"

 
 No changes

 
Electives not offered anymore: 
PSY3372 "Manipulation Memories"
PSY3381 "Connecting Brains and Computers: Theory, Practice and Applications"
 For students who did not pass one of these electives have to choose another elective. See Elective Guide 2021-2022 for a complete overview. 


Changes in 2020-2021

Changes Bachelor
 

Year 1  - Cohort 2020-2021

 

Cohort 2019-2020 and earlier

No changes
 
 No changes

Year 2 - Cohort 2019-2020

 

Cohort 2018-2019 and earlier

No changes
 
 No changes

Year 3 - Cohort 2018-2019

 

Cohort 2017-2018 and earlier

New Elective PSY3389 "Introduction to Applied Social Psychology" 

 
PSY3357 "Political Psychology" now named "Politics of Decision Making"
 
  
Electives not offered anymore: 
PSY3308 "Evolutionary Social Psychology"
PSY3365 "Introduction to Computational Neuroscience"
PSY3366 "Neuroscience of Consciousness"
PSY3368 "Sports and Exercise Psychology"
PSY3383 "Improve Yourself Using improvisational Theatre to enhance your Soft-Skills"
PSY3345 "The Learning Brain: From Perception to Memory Formation"
PSY3346 "Health Psychology"
PSY3387 "Creating Apps: Programs & Algoritms in Pyton
PSY3388 "Mental Preneurship"
 For students who did not pass one of these electives have to choose another elective. See Elective Guide 2020-2021 for a complete overview. 


Changes in 2019-2020

Changes Bachelor
 

 

  

Year 1  - Cohort 2019-2020

 

Cohort 2018-2019 and earlier

Revised content for IPN1134 / PSY1134 "Writing Assignment 1" and IPN1136 / PSY1136 "Writing Assignment 3"
 
 N/A, no resit candidates

Year 2 - Cohort 2018-2019

 

Cohort 2017-2018 and earlier

PSY2136 / IPN2136 "Endnote Introduction" now named "Information Literacy: Literature Search and Endnote." Now in period 1-2, was period 6.
 
 Resit candidates will be booked by the Education Office.
See e-mail for details.

IPN2022 / PSY2022 "Personality and Individual Differences" and PN2024 / PSY2024 "Psychopathology":

Final grade now based on exam result (70%) and
accompanying practical (30%).

 The old grading method still applies to you if you obtained a pass for the attendance OR at least a 6 for the exam OR a pass for the accompanying practical. 

Book the  course or resit as usual. For the resit of the practical: contact the practical coordinator.
 

Year 3 - Cohort 2017-2018

 

Cohort 2016-2017 and earlier

Cohort 2016-2017 and earlier
IPN3109 /PSY3109 "Psychodiagnostics":
Final grade now based on exam result (70%) and
accompanying practical (30%).
 
 The old grading method still applies to you if you obtained a pass for the attendance OR at least a 6 for the exam OR a pass for the accompying practical. 

Book the course, resit or practical as usual. 

 
Extra exam option for last outstanding course
Extra thesis submission option
  
 

Changes starting 2018-2019

Changes Bachelor
 

For all students, for all cohorts

  

No catch-up assignment option

 It is no longer possible to do a catch-up assignment to make up for missed tutorial group meetings! (This does not apply to skills meetings.)
 
Changed attendance  for tutorial group
 
 The minimal required attendance has changed.
See Attendance Obligation >>
 
Follow a missed session in another tutorial group.
 
 If you missed a tutorial group meeting, it might be possible to attend the same session in another tutorial group.
Read the details>>

Note that this will not change your attendance count.
 
Exam inspection more streamlined.

 
 
You have the right to review your written exams. You can find more about the aim of this inspection and how we organise it, on the page about exam inspection >>
 
Repeat Education :  no special groups
 
 Students for repeat education are now attend regular tutorial groups.
 
Extra exam option for last outstanding course.

 
 Bachelor’s students whose graduation would be delayed by more than 6 months because of failing one compulsory core course, can request to participate in an extra exam for that course if they meet the requirements >>
 

Year 2   

Cohort 2017-2018

 



Cohort 2016-2017 and earlier

PSY2131 / IPN2131 "Skills lV" has a new code: PSY2144 /IPN2144.

PSY2144 / IPN2144 now includes two practicals :
- PSY2142 / IPN2142 "Portfolio year 2 part 1" 
- PSY2143 / IPN2143 "Portfolio year 2 part 2".

From now on the students will have two Portfolio practicals in year 2 instead of one (formerly PSY2138 / IPN2138). 

 - Students who started in 2016-2017 or earlier and still have to do the whole course:

You should book the new modules
- PSY2144 / IPN2144 "Skills lV"
- PSY2142 / IPN 2142 "Portfolio year 2 part 1"  and
- PSY2143 / IPN 2143 "Portfolio year 2 part 2".

- Students who already passed  either PSY2131/IPN2131 or PSY2138 / IPN2138:

You will be booked by the Education Office for the new module(s) they still need to pass: PSY2144 / IPN2144 or PSY2142 / IPN2142 and PSY2143 / IPN2143. 
   


Changes starting 2017-2018

Curriculum changes Bachelor
 

Year 2   

Cohort 2016-2017

 



Cohort 2015-2016 and earlier

PSY2139/IPN2139 Cognition and Culture is a new practicum for PSY2021/IPN2021 Complex Cognition

 Students who started in 2015-2016 or before do not have to follow this practical.
   


Changes starting 2016-2017

Important: changes for cohort 2013-2014 and earlier:

  • Please note the ultimate date of 11 July 2017 for the progress test (VGT) compensation assignment.  More information >>
  • Please see below for the changes in PSY3012 and PSY3013. Additional assignments compensate for the change in ECTS.
 
Curriculum changes Bachelor
 

Year 1    

Cohort 2016-2017

 



Cohort 2015-2016 or before

PSY/IPN1122 Introductiecursus computergebruik en EleUM/Computer and EleUM introduction is not offered anymore.

Instead PSY/IPN 1138 Introductie UM systemen/Introduction UM systems is offered.

 
 Students who started in 2015-2016 and have not yet passed PSY/IPN1122 will be booked for PSY/IPN1138.
PSY/IPN1029 Ontdek de Psychologie / Discover Psychology will not be offered anymore as such.
 
Instead the following modules are offered:
PSY/IPN1029A Psychologie in de maatschappij / Psychology in Society
PSY/IPN1029B Ontmoet je brein/Meet your brain
PSY/IPB1029C Drugs en het brein/Drugs and the Brain
PSY/IPN1029D Lichaam in beeld/Mind your Body​
The content of the modules is identical to the subcourses of the initial PSY/IPN1029 course.
 
 Students who were enrolled (or could have been enrolled since they were registered as a student in the bachelor’s studies in psychology at Maastricht University) in PSY/IPN1029 before 2016-2017 and:

- have not obtained the attendance: should book PSY/IPN1029A or PSY/IPN1029B or PSY/IPB1029C or PSY/IPN1029D via Qualtrics in line with the guidelines given to the students who will start their bachelor’s studies in 2016-2017.

- have obtained the attendance for this course before 2016-2017:​​ students will be booked for Take Exam Only by the Education Office.
 
   

Year 3

Cohort 2014-2015



Note: 1 this rule also applies to students of the cohort 2013-2014, who terminated in the first year of enrolment in the bachelor’s programme their enrolment before 1 February 2014 and who started over in September 2014 as a student of the cohort 2014-2015.
 
 


Cohort 2012-2013 and before;
Cohort 2013-2014
2)

Note: 2) this rule does not apply to students of the cohort 2013-2014, who terminated in the first year of enrolment in the bachelor’s programme their enrolment before 1 February 2014 and started over in September 2014 as a student of the cohort 2014-2015.

The study load in terms of ECTS for electives is set at 24 ECTS
 
 The study load in terms of ECTS for electives is set at 18 ECTS
The study load in terms of ECTS for the Bachelor thesis is set at 6 ECTS
 
 Students who started in 2013-20142 or before are required to write a bachelorthesis of 8 ECTS (PSY3010), i.e., including the PSY3204 Weblog
 
The study load in terms of ​ECTS for the module PSY3012 Action is set at 5 ECTS
 
 Students who started in 2013-20142 or before - and still have to do the whole course - will make the same exam of the module PSY3012 Action as the cohort 2014-2015, but to justify the extra 1 ECTS, they should submit an additional assignment.

If this applies to you, you should have received an email with the assignment(s). Contact the Education Office if you need to receive the assignments (again).

Deadline assignments:
- For PSY3012: Wed. 7 June 2017 23:59h
- For PSY3013: Fr. 9 June 2017 23:59h

If you made arrangements about your academic progress with an academic adviser, please check these arrangements with regards to these two courses.
 
 
The study load in terms of ECTS for the module PSY3013 Motivation and Emotion is set at 5 ECTS
 
 Students who started in 2013-20142 or before - and still have to do the whole course - will make the same exam of the module PSY3013 Action as the cohort 2014-2015, but to justify the extra 1 ECTS, they should submit an additional assignment.

If this applies to you, you should have received an email with the assignment(s). Contact the Education Office if you need to receive the assignments (again).

Deadline assignments:
- For PSY3012: Wed. 7 June 2017 23:59h
- For PSY3013: Fr. 9 June 2017 23:59h

If you made arrangements about your academic progress with an academic adviser, please check these arrangements with regards to these two courses.
 
 
PSY3451 VGT (2 ECTS) has disappeared
 
 Students who started in 2013-20142 or before are still required to obtain their VGT-credits by making a VGT compensation assignment. 

Ultimate date: 11 July 2017  More information >>
 
PSY3109 Psychodiagnostiek will not be offered anymore as such. Instead PSY3109A Psychodiagnostiek including the practical PSY3157 Constructie van psychologische tests and PSY3109B Psychodiagnostiek including PSY3158 De diagnostische cyclus are offered. Students have to choose one of these combinations (i.e., PSY3109A + PSY3157 or PSY3109B + PSY3158).
 
 Students who started in 2013-20142 or before and:

- have not obtained the attendance: should book PSY3109A + PSY3157 or PSY3109B + PSY3158 via Qualtrics.

- have obtained the attendance:​​ will be booked for take exam only by the Education Office


 

Last modified: Thu, 29/07/2021 - 10:09

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