This research master’s is a joint degree programme of Maastricht University and the University of Florence. It’s for graduates in medicine, psychology or behavioural sciences and focuses on the latest developments in the areas of anxiety, depression and the neuroscience of emotions. You’ll learn how to make your own contributions to the latest research on the mechanisms of emotions.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Which working conditions help prevent mental fatigue? What determines the effectiveness of a team? And how do you stimulate innovation? These are some of the topics that a Work and Organizational Psychologist studies.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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 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.
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.