European Public Health is about prolonging life, preventing disease, protecting health while promoting healthy living to all Europeans through the organised efforts of society. It bridges the gap between health sciences, and EU and national healthcare policies.
Health Sciences is a broad bachelor’s programme that focusses on the relation between health and other factors such as behaviour, nutrition, the environment, social surroundings, biology, digital techology and healthcare. The career paths you could pursue vary widely, ranging from policy making or project management to communications or consultation.
At Maastricht University, the bachelor’s in Medicine is very practical; you’ll come in contact with real patients in the early stages of your studies. In the skillslab, you’ll also practice medical skills, such as how to give a patient bad news. After completing a master’s in Medicine, you can call yourself a medical doctor and then you can specialise, for example, as a surgeon or pediatrician.
UCM is an honours Liberal Arts & Sciences programme for highly motivated students. You can choose from more than 150 different courses in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences. Based on your personal goals and interests and with the support of your academic advisor, you build your own curriculum which leads to an internationally recognised bachelor’s degree.