Keuzegids Masters 2018 UPDATE: Eleven 'top study programmes' at Maastricht University
Eleven programmes of Maastricht University – three more than last year – were designated ‘top study programmes’ in the Keuzegids Masters 2018 which came out on March 8th. This quality label is given only to those programmes that receive a score of 76 or higher in the Keuzegids assessment.
Top ranked this year are: Management of Learning (SBE), Research Master European Studies (FASoS), European Studies on Society, Science and Technology (FASoS), Research Master Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology (FASoS), Forensic Psychology (FPN), Data Science for Decision Making (FHS/DKE), Global Supply Chain Management and Change (SBE/UM Campus Venlo), Human Decision Science (SBE), Research Master Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience (FPN), Governance and Leadership European Public Health (FHML) en Health Professions Education (FHML/SHE). The programme Health Education and Promotion came in 1st in its category. Maastricht University (UM) has again been ranked as the country’s second best general university.
The Keuzegids Masters rankings are based on student satisfaction scores from the National Student Survey (70%) and assessments by the accreditation organisation NVAO (30%). For more information on the assessment methodology, please visit www.keuzegids.org/methodiek.
In total, more than 750 master’s programmes are evaluated in 10 areas resulting in an overall score between 20 and 100 and a final verdict by the editors of the Keuzegids. A total of 142 programmes receive a final verdict of “++” or “+++” and are thus awarded the label ‘top study programme’.
The Keuzegids Masters is compiled and published by the Centre for Higher Education Information (CHOI) in Leiden. It is available for purchase in stores or online via www.keuzegids.org. UM staff and students can access the Keuzegids Masters free of charge via www.keuzegids.org/ol (click on “Keuzegids Masters”).