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Studying Health Sciences

Health sciences include applied scientific activities aiming to provide and preserve healthcare. Sub-fields within the general area of health sciences include medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nutrition, therapy, clinical practice and even alternative medicine.

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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.

58 Health Sciences Master's degrees in Netherlands

M.Sc. Medical Biology

The Master’s programme in Medical Biology provides a unique combination of fundamental research and clinical application, with a focus on molecular and cellular life processes at the cutting edge of fundamental biology and medical scientific research. Choose from five specialisations: Clinical Biology, Medical Epigenomics, Neuroscience, Science in Society and Science, Management and Innovation. 

Faculty of Science
M.Sc. Human Movement Sciences

Are you interested in optimizing sports performance, helping people with impaired motor functioning, or gaining a fundamental understanding of how we move? The Master’s in Human Movement Sciences offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is the ideal programme for you! You will learn to translate multidisciplinary scientific knowledge to applications in sports and healthcare practice.

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
M.Res. Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology

Are you interested in different perspectives on psychopathology and ready to unravel trends in brain and behavior? Do you want to gain an in-depth insight in the developmental origins of mental health and clinical presentation of disorders? Then the Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology Research Master from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam may be the right Master’s programme for you! 

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
M.Sc. Science, Business and Innovation

What does it take for an invention to lead to an innovation? What defines the pathway from exploration to exploitation? That is the central theme in the Science, Business and Innovation Master offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Faculty of Sciences
Master Applied Data Science Postgraduate

Utrecht's University Applied Data Science Postgraduate programme trains you to be an expert in current and upcoming data science methods and techniques. You will be doing the full cycle of knowledge discovery research, both by following relevant courses and doing a research project.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Res. Cardiovascular Research

The Cardiovascular Research Master degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers you a challenging program with a high degree of freedom to choose among several specialized courses and a number of outstanding research groups for research projects.

Vumc School of Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Health and Society

If you are interested in solving societally relevant, complex health issues, then Wageningen is the place to be! In the specialisation Health and Society at Wageningen University and Research students become context-sensitive experts in the domains of science and health promotion.

Society & Economics
M.Sc. Neuroscience and Cognition

Are you interested in doing research engaged with understanding normal and pathological brain function? The interdisciplinary Master’s programme Neuroscience and Cognition at Utrecht University offers you the opportunity to investigate numerous areas of brain functioning that make the neuroscience and cognition field uniquely intriguing and challenging.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.A. Philosophy of Neurosciences

The M.A. Philosophy of Neurosciences is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In this programme you will study the conceptual foundations and the broader implications of neuroscientific research from different philosophical perspectives. 

Faculty of Humanities
M.Sc. Oncology

The Master Oncology offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you to become a MSc in Oncology with in depth knowledge, attitudes and skills in the field of cancer research. This includes the development, execution, organization and evaluation of scientific research.

Vumc School of Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Global Health

Our programme offers you the opportunity to learn about and work on global health challenges, by crossing disciplinary boundaries and collaborating with social stakeholders. The Global Health programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Faculty of Sciences
M.Res. Human Movement Sciences (Research)

Are you fascinated by human movement and do you want to contribute to our understanding of its secrets? Do you want to advance your insights and skills to provide scientific answers to practical questions? Then the Research Master’s in Human Movement Sciences offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is the ideal programme for you! 

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
M.Sc. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Sciences

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Sciences programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In the last 10 to 15 years, research in physiotherapy has increased exponentially, both in volume and quality. Many clinicians are consumers of research when reading the literature to stay up-to-date. But to really understand the ins and outs of research, you have to conduct research yourself.

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
M.Sc. Social, Health and Organisational Psychology

The courses in this Master's programme in Social, Health and Organisational Psychology from Utrecht University are deeply rooted in international scientific literature. On top of that, you can do your internship abroad and write your thesis there.

Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Medical Natural Sciences

The Master’s programme in Medical Natural Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is a multidisciplinary programme that combines natural sciences with medicine. This combination will introduce you to innovative ways of conducting medical research. A multidisciplinary background like this will equip you perfectly for tomorrow’s approaches to medical research, in all their complexity.

Faculty of Sciences
M.Sc. Management, Policy-Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences

New biomedical innovations in a world that is becoming ever more complex give rise to a wide range of ethical, legal and social questions and dilemmas. Is the new whooping-cough vaccine better than the old one? How can we control Q fever? This is the essence of the Management, Policy-Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Faculty of Sciences
M.Sc. Toxicology and Environmental Health

As a graduate of this Toxicology and Environmental Health programme at Utrecht University, you will be qualified to assess the impact of toxicological agents on populations or work environments by applying the principles of environmental and occupational epidemiology.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Nutrition and Health

Are you interested in nutrition and health? Then this is the right place for you. The two-year Nutrition and Health master programme at Wageningen University and Research gives you the chance to study an important concept of our nowadays lives, that is the impact of nutrition on our health.

Technology & Nutrition
M.A. Philosophy, Bioethics and Health

The Philosophy, Bioethics and Health programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. It will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to deal with ethical issues in health care. You will learn how to reflect on practical problems from a medical, moral, legal, political and economic perspective. 

Faculty of Humanities
M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences

Do you want to combine human biology with molecular biology? Or do you want to learn about the other possibilities of biomedical sciences after a year of research? The Biomedical Sciences master's programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam will offer you just that!  

Faculty of Sciences
M.Sc. Medical Imaging

The field of medical imaging is evolving rapidly, since medical diagnosis and treatment are increasingly supported by imaging procedures. The Medical Imaging programme is offered at Utrecht University,

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Health Sciences

As part of the studies (Dutch: Gezondheidswetenschappen), you will learn to analyse the various complex factors that contribute to health. The Health Sciences programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Faculty of Sciences
M.Sc. Neurosciences

Your goal is to understand the biological basis of how we perceive, act, learn, remember, think and experience emotion. The Master's programme Neurosciences offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam expands your horizon.

Faculty of Sciences
M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences - Regenerative Medicine

The Biomedical Sciences - Regenerative Medicine specialisation offered by Maastricht University is developed for students with an interest in a multidisciplinary field aiming at creating solutions to restore structure and function of permanently damaged tissues and organs by using a combination of science and technology.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences - Imaging from Molecule to Man

The goal of the Biomedical Sciences - Imaging from Molecule to Man programme offered by Maastricht University is to introduce you to the fascinating interdisciplinary field of medical and research imaging methods (in vivo and ex vivo) and to prepare you for a future in a technology-driven multidisciplinary biomedical research and translational environment.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Human Movement Sciences - Health and Rehabilitation

The Human Movement Sciences - Health and Rehabilitationis Specialisation offered by Maastricht University is primarily intended for those who are interested in performing and understanding research on the interaction between physical activity, mobility and health.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Health Food Innovation Management

Are you interested in developing new food and nutrition solutions to optimize health and prevent and treat disease? Would you like to know how a health food product goes from being just an idea to being launched in the market? The Health Food Innovation Management programme offered by Maastricht University could be just the programme for you.

University College Venlo
M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences - Inflammation and Pathophysiology

The Biomedical Sciences - Inflammation and Pathophysiology programme offered by Maastricht University aims to develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of different mechanisms of development of disease. The specialisation also describes current relevant animal models.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Human Movement Sciences - Sports and Nutrition

The Human Movement Sciences - Sports and Nutrition specialisation programme offered by Maastricht University covers themes such as performance testing in athletes, dietary requirements based on type, intensity and volume of exercise, and efficacy of nutritional strategies to optimise sports performance.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

Can mindfulness support people in dealing with chronic disease? What is the relationship between depressive symptoms and cardiovascular disease? How do people function at work having survived cancer? Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology from the University of Groningen is a selective two-year research master that focuses on these questions. 

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Medical Anthropology and Sociology

The Master’s programme in Medical Anthropology and Sociology focuses on health and healthcare in a political, economic and cultural context. In the Master’s programme in Medical Anthropology and Sociology, you will use social science theory and methods to critically analyse health issues in a globalising world.

Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Vitality and Ageing

We are experiencing an unprecedented growth of the elderly population, which brings older people and the related challenges of ageing into more prominence than ever. The challenge presented by the growing ageing society calls for new experts with up-to-date knowledge and original innovations.

M.Sc. Mental Health

Would you like to work in mental healthcare? And would you like to learn how to best treat, diagnose and manage different disorders? Or would you like to do research into psychological disorders? Then Mental Health at Maastricht University is the programme you’re looking for. 

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Physics and Astronomy: Physics of Life and Health

In the two-year track Physics of Life and Health in the Master’s programme Physics and Astronomy, a joint degree with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you will use the language of physics to explore the secrets of life processes. In September 2018 this Master's track will be renamed to Biophysics and Biophotonics.

Faculty of Science
M.Sc. Health Sciences

During the Health Sciences programme offered by University of Twente (UT), you will learn to analyse problems from different perspectives. You will become familiar with using different models, (big data) analysis methods and implementing and evaluating innovative improvements. 

School of Management and Governance
M.Sc. Human Movement Sciences

Are you passionate about physical activity, ageing, health and sports? And would you like to know more about how exercise and nutrition influences health, performance and disease? Then Human Movement Sciences at Maastricht University could just be the programme for you. 

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Preparation Course Vet Main Program

The main programme of the VET education is for students who have either completed the basic VET programme or have completed their Higher Commercial Course studies. The main programme combines academic studies at school with a paid trainee position at a company.

Vocational Education and Training
M.Sc. Clinical Research

Patient care and clinical research: what a combination. Learn both how to produce the best diagnoses and provide the best treatment, and get ready for a dual career as a clinician and a researcher.

Erasmus MC - Graduate School
M.Sc. Health Professions Education

Health professionals play an important role in preventing, treating and curing disease and in promoting health at the individual and societal levels. It is essential to ensure that those who train healthcare professionals create effective educational programmes that result in high quality health services. The Health Professions Education programme is offered by Maastricht University. 

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Health and Social Psychology

Why is it so hard for some people to limit their alcohol consumption? Why do some people lose their temper easily? Do you like finding answers to questions such as these? And can you see yourself helping people change their habits? Then you should consider specialising in Health and Social Psychology at Maastricht University. 

M.Sc. Global Health

Do you want to help minimise the global impact of epidemic diseases or illnesses that spread after a natural disaster? Or are you driven to address the worldwide inequities in access to healthcare? Then Global Health at Maastricht University could be just the programme for you. 

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Sport Sciences

The Sports Sciences programme is offered by the University of Groningen. It is meant for students with a scientific fascination for sport. You will study athletic behaviour from multiple perspectives, using theories about cognition, psychology and physiology. 

M.Sc. Health Education and Promotion

You like working with people – children, elderly, employees, patients – but you aren’t sure how to best address their specific health problems? Would you like to help make environments and organisations conducive to healthy living? Then Health Education and Promotion at Maastricht University could be just the programme for you. 

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences

If you have a pharmaceutical bachelor or bachelor from chemistry or biomedical sciences with pharmaceutical elements, the two-year Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences Master's degree programme from the University of Groningen will enhance your career in the exciting world of the drug development life cycle!

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Research Master in Health Sciences

Are you interested in health sciences and healthcare research? Do you want to pursue an academic career? And do you have a specific interest in evidence-based care? Then the Research Master in Health Sciences at Maastricht University could be just the programme for you. 

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences