Master’s programmes

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  • Biomedical Sciences

    EN
    Biomedical Sciences

    Biomedical Sciences is the perfect programme if you have an interest in the causes, treatment and prevention of diseases. This highly practical programme will train you to unravel the molecular mechanisms in health and disease and will teach you how these insights can benefit patients.

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  • Business Intelligence and Smart Services

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    Minor International Business feature image

    Do you look at a mountain of data and see an ocean of opportunity? Can you look at innovation from both a technical and commercial point of view? And can you see yourself using data and new technologies to create smart service innovations? Then you should consider getting a master’s in Business Intelligence and Smart Services.

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  • Business Research

    EN
    Why this programme

    Business Research is a two-year, English-language master’s programme that starts in September. You’ll learn the latest methodologies for business research and gain the experience and skills to maximise the impact of your research.  It will give you an excellent foundation for a PhD or a research career within business, government or academia.

  • Econometrics and Operations Research

    EN
    Econometrics and Operations Research

    The master’s in Econometrics and Operations Research focuses on using quantitive data to aid economic and management decision making. You’ll learn to use techniques from statistics, mathematics and computer science to solve complex problems for governments, financial institutions, logistics companies and other organisations.

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  • Economic and Financial Research

    EN
  • Economics

    EN
    BA economics and business economics

    Economists are the strategic decision makers of the future. This programme educates you as a professional economist, giving you a broad and thorough grounding in economics as well as the practical tools to advise companies and governments on economic issues.

    Double Degree available for this programme!

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  • Economics and Strategy in Emerging Markets

    EN

    In this programme, you will develop an understanding of the specific opportunities and challenges related to emerging economies. You’ll also develop the professional skills needed for an international career in economics, business or policymaking. This is a new programme that starting in September 2018. It will be offered in cooperation between the UM School of Business and Economics and the United Nations University-Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT).

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  • Epidemiology

    EN
    Epidemiology

    Epidemiology is absolutely fundamental for maintaining and improving public health. It is a fascinating field that utilises statistics, tracking methods and problem solving to study the origin and causes of diseases, and the effect of clinical interventions in a community. In the master's programme in Epidemiology you will study epidemiology in all of its different facets: calculating disease trends and probabilities, communicating findings to the public and policy makers, and designing and implementing interventions based on data. On completion of this master's, you are eligible for registration as a certified Epidemiologist A (Dutch registration system).

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  • Euro MBA

    EN
    Accountancy en Controlling

    The EuroMBA combines 10 online courses in management with 6 weeks of residential teaching. You’ll have the flexibility to work where and when you want, allowing you to combine studying with a busy work schedule. You’ll learn how to develop business plans, about the impact of green innovations on business, and how to manage in emerging markets. You’ll also develop your leadership skills, your emotional intelligence and your power to bring about change.

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  • Executive Master of Finance and Control (Opleiding tot Registercontroller (RC)

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  • Financial Economics

    EN
    Why this programme

    The master’s in Financial Economics brings together expertise in finance, general economics and quantitative techniques in a multidisciplinary approach not found elsewhere. Together with industry experts, you will explore the world of financial economics and will specialise in Asset Pricing, Banking or Financial Analysis.

    Double Degree available for this programme!

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  • Fiscal Economics

    EN
    MBA

    The multidisciplinary master’s programme in Fiscal Economics is ideal for anyone with an interest in taxation, as well as the economic and legal consequences of it. The programme will provide you with the knowledge you'll need to give strategic tax advice and make sound tax decisions.

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  • Forensic Psychology

    EN
    Forensic Psychology

    The master’s programme Forensic Psychology prepares you for a career as a scientist practitioner in the mental health field. You will learn about the psychology of people who come into contact with the law, and will receive the specialised skills training you need to work in this diverse, complex and challenging field.

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  • Global Health

    EN
    MA programme Global Health

    The master’s programme in Global Health focuses on the complexities of global health and its relation to technological innovation and social, political and economic change. You'll gain the theoretical foundation, and the methodological tools needed to function effectively in this challenging interdisciplinary field.

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  • Global Supply Chain Management and Change

    EN
    Master Global Supply Chain Management and Change

    In the Venlo-based master’s programme Global Supply Chain Management and Change, you’ll learn about supply chain management, innovation and entrepreneurship right at the heart of the region’s logistic and industrial centre. The programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to manage strategic change projects in the supply chains of global organisations.

    A Pre-master for Global Supply Chain Management and Change is under development. This Pre-master's programme is a transfer programme for students of Universities of Applied Sciences who wish to obtain a university Master's degree in International Business.

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  • Governance and Leadership in European Public Health

    EN
    European Public Health

    This programme is the perfect choice for anyone with an interest in European public health policies. You’ll be familiarised with the analytical tools, innovative research methods and change management instruments needed for policymaking and development at all levels of government.

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  • Health Education and Promotion

    EN
    Health Food Innovation Management

    Are you interested in motivating individuals to maintain their health and wellbeing? Then the master's in Health Education and Promotion may be what you are looking for. You’ll learn how to develop and evaluate health education and promotion initiatives and you’ll develop communication strategies to disseminate these programmes to various audiences.

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  • Health Food Innovation Management

    EN
    Health Food Innovation Management

    In the Health Food Innovation programme, you will learn how to develop and market new food products while taking both health and profitability into account.

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  • Health Professions Education

    EN
    MA programme health professions education

    This two-year, part-time programme is largely based on distance learning. The focus is on exploring the interrelationship between educational theory, research and educational practice. This programme will help you become one of the educational leaders of the future.

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  • Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management

    EN
    Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management

    As a Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management student, you will learn how to critically analyse health systems, and you’ll learn how to initiate, develop, manage and evaluate healthcare innovations. 

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  • Human Decision Science

    EN
    Bachelor's Programme International Business

    Human Decision Science is a multidisciplinary master's programme that combines insights from both psychology and economics. You'll learn how to analyse decision-making problems on both a cognitive and a social level and you'll be able to find optimal solutions for a broad range of problems.

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  • Human Movement Sciences

    EN
    Global Health

    Do you have a keen interest in issues surrounding physical activity, ageing, health, nutrition and sports? Do you want to know how exercise and nutrition influences health and disease? Then Human Movement Sciences could be just the programme for you. 

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  • International Business

    EN
    MA SBE

    International Business covers all aspects of commerce across borders. Because it’s such a broad subject, the programme has been divided into a series of specialisations, meaning that you can focus on your own interests and ambitions. Though each specialisation is unique, they all focus on business in an international environment through the extensive use of case studies, real-life business problems, skills trainings and a master’s thesis.

    A Pre-master for International Business is under development. This Pre-master's programme is a transfer programme for students of Universities of Applied Sciences who wish to obtain a university Master's degree in International Business.

  • International Executive Master of Auditing

    EN

    This executive programme is offered by Maastricht University, VU Amsterdam and the University of Florida. It includes six two-week seminars and distance learning activities that cover issues such as internal control, information systems, auditing and assurance. You’ll develop professional skills by critically analysing and solving real-life cases. You can also select a module that helps you prepare for licensing in the Netherlands, the UK or the US.

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  • International Executive Master of Finance and Control (Opleiding tot Registercontroller (RC))

    EN

    The international Executive Master's programme of Finance and Control (iEMFC) is for working professionals who have a master’s-level background in finance, accounting or information management. The programme takes two and a half years on a part-time basis and is taught in English. You’ll have a total of six, two-week seminars, taught in Maastricht, Boston and Shanghai.

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  • Learning and Development in Organisations

    EN
    Management of Learning

    Learning and Development in Organisations (formerly named Management of Learning) is a multidisciplinary programme that combines elements from economics, business, human resource management and learning sciences. The programme will introduce you to the key concepts of learning and development in the workplace. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the knowledge challenges facing today’s businesses and you’ll learn how to find innovative and effective solutions.

    A Pre-master for Learning and Development in Organisations is under development. This Pre-master's programme is a transfer programme for students of Universities of Applied Sciences who wish to obtain a university Master's degree in International Business.

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  • Medicine

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    Geneeskunde

    In the master’s programme in Medicine, you’ll receive an extensive introduction to the practice of healthcare. As an intern, you’ll work in hospitals and clinics and will perform preparatory scientific research. After the master’s you will be a medical doctor (MD) and you'll be ble to specialise in, for example, in surgery or paediatrics. You can also pursue a career in scientific research.

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  • Mental Health

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    Mental Health

    The master’s in Mental Health combines theory of psychiatric disorders with a large amount of practical training. You can do a clinical internship at a mental healthcare institute or take supplementary master classes. After you’ve obtained your degree, you can continue on to a post-doctoral training programme and become a mental health psychologist or a psychotherapist. But you’ll also get all the training you need to become a PhD candidate. Other career paths include positions as a therapist, diagnostician, consultant or advisor in (special) education or working with the mentally disabled.

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  • Physician-Clinical Investigator

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    Heath Education and Promotion

    In the research master’s Physician-Clinical Investigator, you conduct patient-oriented research. You’ll also learn how to apply research in practice. You work as an intern in hospitals and you work as a student-researcher in research laboratories. Upon graduation, you’ll be a clinical researcher and a non-specialised starting physician. You’ll have the qualifications you need to specialise and find work at an (academic) hospital. But you could also pursue a career in research, as a PhD for example.

    This programme information is only offered in Dutch.

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  • Psychology

    EN
    Master Psychology

    How do children learn to speak? What determines the effectiveness of a team? What happens to our brain when we age? And why is it difficult to change bad habits? In this challenging master's programme, you’ll learn how you can explain, predict and –if necessary- change how people think and what they do.

  • Public Policy and Human Development

    EN
    Governance (MGSoG) - Master Programme

    The master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development emphasises the connection between public policy and decision-making processes, or in other words, the effectiveness and efficiency of governance. You will be equipped with a variety of skills, tools and knowledge which will qualify you to work as a policy designer or policy analyst within public and private institutions at local, national and international levels. This programme is offered as a double degree in collaboration with United Nations University.

     

     

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  • Register Accountant (MURA)

    NL
    Economic and Financial Research

    This programme information is only offered in Dutch.

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  • Research Master in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience

    EN
    Cognitive Neuroscience

    This selective master provides six top training specialisations in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience for students aiming to become high-level researchers in academia, or envisioning a career in industrial, governmental, clinical, or other work environments. It offers top-rated education by excellent teachers who are also internationally recognised research experts in the topics they teach. Distinguishing aspects of the programme are its small-scale, group-based education, allowing for close interaction with both the teaching staff and other highly motivated students, and its attractive mix of theoretical and practical training. We invite you to explore the profile of each specialisation and the practical details of how to apply!

  • Research Master in Health Sciences

    EN
    Research Master Health Sciences

    Research methodology is the cornerstone of evidence-based practice in health sciences and healthcare. This 2-year research master’s is your entrance key to the world of research in healthcare, preparing you to become an independent researcher, with a bright career in science. To either obtain a PhD position or to get a place in an industrial environment. The programme allows you to take enough electives to obtain specialised knowledge and to build a network with your mentors and professors.

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  • The MaastrichtMBA

    EN
    MaastrichtMBA

    High-quality, international, personal, interactive, varied and complete… that is how participants describe their MaastrichtMBA learning journey! Our MBA is a two-year part-time executive programme that focuses on responsible leadership. In this context we actively stimulate you to develop skills to lead yourself, your team and your organisation.

     

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  • Work, Health and Career

    EN
    Work, Health and Career

    In the Work, Health and Career programme, you’ll study what you can do to combat health complaints and promote wellbeing in the workplace. You’ll learn to develop cutting-edge interventions and strategies to ensure that people stay healthy throughout their career.

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