Bachelor

University College Venlo

University College Venlo (UCV) is unique. You follow your interests and select your own courses. This enables you to study issues related to Food, Nutrition & Health in an interdisciplinary manner. With the help of your personal academic advisor, you build a tailor-made bachelor's programme. The central part of your study programme is made up by courses within the concentration of your choice: Social Sciences or Life Sciences. In the Social Sciences concentration, you can choose courses in fields such as Psychology of Eating, Economics and Behavioural Change. The Life Sciences concentration offers courses like Biology, Epidemiology of Food, Biochemistry and Datamining. Combining courses from different disciplines will help you develop a distinct academic profile, perfecty adapted to the Master’s programme or professional position you aim for.

 

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  • alie de boer

    “Do you believe Rens Kroes?”

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Mayonnaise with a blue check mark on the label. Light potato chips. Diet margarine that helps prevent heart attacks. Are these claims even true? And why do people trust Rens Kroes’s lifestyle advice, but don’t trust E-numbers? These are the types of questions that intrigue researcher Alie de Boer.

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  • Keuzegids 2017

    Keuzegids Bachelors 2018: seal of quality for three UM colleges

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    The ‘Keuzegids Bachelors 2018’, released today, shows a continued increase in our university’s scores. Our students’ positive evaluation has seen many programmes rise in the national rankings. All three UM colleges have been awarded a seal of quality, which distinguishes them as top programmes. Remarkably, University College Venlo, participating for the first time, leads the field; University College Maastricht and the Maastricht Science Programme also remain at the top of the Keuzegids.

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  • Elsevier ranking 2017

    University Colleges UM dominate Elsevier ranking

    Friday, September 29, 2017

    Both University Colleges of Maastricht University head the Elsevier ranking Best Study Programmes of the Year 2017.

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  • Freddy Troost

    Golden combination of commerce and science

    Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    The success of the master’s programme in Health Food Innovation Management was one of the critical factors in whether or not to establish a Maastricht University campus in Venlo. The graduation of the sixth class puts an end to any possible doubt. “We’re sticking around; we’ve proven that we have a right to exist”, says associate professor and programme coordinator Freddy Troost.

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  • Food Innovation Awards Campus Venlo

    Campus Venlo students win preliminary round European food innovation competition

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Friday 19 May, three teams of the Health Food Innovation Management master’s programme (UM’s Campus Venlo) took first, second and third place in the preliminary round of the Ecothophelia competition: a Europe-wide competition between student teams of both universities and colleges.

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  • Students UCV

    National Student Survey: UM scored well with regard to internationalisation

    Friday, May 19, 2017

    Just like last year, students were generally quite positive about the Maastricht University (UM) study programmes. Fourteen of the seventeen themes showed increased appreciation compared to last year, with UM doing particularly well and scoring above average with regard to the new theme of 'internationalisation'.

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  • The social impact of a small-scale university is huge
    Augustin Poncelet (Belgium), University College Venlo
  • My courses mainly focus on consumer behaviour and how to help people to make healthy choices. Health, psychology and economics was not such a weird combination after all
    Ilse Knoops (The Netherlands), University College Venlo
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