Bachelor

Medicine

Have you always been fascinated with the idea that you can help improve people’s health? Are you curious, with good interpersonal skills and can you work well in teams? Then a bachelor's in Medicine at Maastricht University might be the right thing for you. Our bachelor’s programme takes a hands-on approach from the onset; you’ll come into contact with patients early on in your studies. Additionally, you’ll take skills labs, where you practice medical skills with (and on) your fellow students and simulated patients, and acquire other practical skills, such as delivering bad news. After the bachelor's programme, almost all students continue on to do a master's in Medicine. Once you have completed the master's programme, you’ll be ready to work in a hospital as a resident physician, during which time you’ll be trained as a specialist. It will be easy for you to find a good position after you graduate, because the Dutch numerus clausus system ensures that the number of graduates do not exceed the number of doctors needed in the country.

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Student satisfaction
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Number of first year students
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