Study Public Health in Netherlands

Study Public Health in Netherlands

Studying Public Health

Public health is an interdisciplinary study in the field of life sciences and helps ensure national health, mainly by informing the population and promoting preventive treatments as well as giving advice for healthy living. Public health graduates can work in nursing, NGOs, research, pharmaceuticals, and more.

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Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

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17 Public Health Master's degrees in Netherlands

M.Sc. Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health

The online master specialisation Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health at Wageningen University and Research is designed as a part-time study. The field of nutritional epidemiology and public health aims at elucidating the relationships between dietary intake, nutritional status and health outcomes.

M.Sc. Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

Do you want to contribute to the development of new therapies for metabolic, infectious and immunological diseases or cancer? The Research Master's in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease offers you a in-depth knowledge and research experience of disease-related molecular mechanisms. You will also be part of the unique research community that is found within the Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Epidemiology

In the Epidemiology programme offered by Utrecht University you will learn to operate as an epidemiologist and clinical researcher.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Epidemiology Postgraduate Online

Looking for a postgraduate programme that focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist? The Epidemiology Postgraduate Online programme at Utrecht University is a globally oriented programme with a focus on research towards evidence-based medicine and evidence-based public health.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Epidemiology Postgraduate

In MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate and MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online offered by Utrecht University, you will examine the distribution and determinants of health and morbidity in specific populations.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Biology of Disease

The Biology of Disease programme is an interdisciplinary programme that will position you at the cutting edge of basic and clinical science. In this programme, you will study disease mechanisms in the broadest sense, through an internship in either pre-clinical or clinical research at one of Utrecht University’s medical, biomedical, biological, industrial, or veterinary labs.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Infection and Immunity

We need well-trained and creative minds to help us solve public health problems of the future. Do you see yourself tackling the increasing incidences of allergies and autoimmune disease, working on emerging infections such as Ebola and MRSA? Would you spend your time on developing personalised medicine to treat cancer or chronic inflammatory diseases? Join the Infection and Immunity programme at Utrecht University!

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Global Health

New and emerging infectious diseases, changing disease patterns, rising costs of healthcare – these are problems that add complexity to the already considerable health challenges the world is facing today. Many diseases do not stop at national borders, and most health problems have social, political and economic impacts. The world is more than ever in need of a vision of health that spans the globe.

Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Food Quality Management

Food Quality Management programme at Wageningen University and Research offers an integrated approach to the study and assessment of quality processes in the agrifood chain through an exclusively developed techno-managerial approach. The whole supply chain is studied from the primary sector to the final consumer. Food, flowers and cattle are also discussed. This two-year MSc gives you the chance to analyse problems using both the social and life sciences.

Society & Economics
M.Sc. Advanced Safety Sciences

A set of 20 core courses will be made available. Course teachers will come from academia and industry throughout Europe, including Eastern Country States.

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Master Public Health/International Course in Health Development, Health Systems Policy and Management

This course is targeted at those who aspire to management positions in the public health. This track is designed specifically for those who wish to work at the interface of policy and management, withing different health systems contexts. The Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development (MPH/ICHD) is an annual 12-month MPH programme organized by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Participants can choose from the following study tracks: Health Systems Policy & Management track, Sexual and Reproductive Health track, a HIV and AIDS track and a track in Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments.

KIT / Royal Tropical Institute
M.Sc. Infection and Immunity

Get the latest and most in-depth knowledge of the workings of infectious disease and immuno-deficiencies. Translate between basic science and clinical medicine, and go on to a top research career.

Erasmus MC - Graduate School
M.Sc. Cognitive Neuroscience

In this specialisation you acquire a unique combination of in-depth knowledge on human brain function, perception and cognition, paralleled with an extensive and hands-on training for using the most advanced non-invasive brain imaging (including fMRI, fNIRS, EEG, MEG) and brain stimulation (TMS, tDCS) techniques. The obtained knowledge and skills provide an excellent background to flexibly apply these techniques in fundamental as well as applied and clinical research settings.

M.Sc. Work, Health and Career

You look not just at problems – burnout, health complaints, working with a chronic disease, reintegration after illness, non-participation, and extended working lives – but also at wellbeing engagement and productivity.