Deze opleiding

This programmes aims to educate healtcare professionals who can initiate, develop and manage healthcare innovations.

How can we implement homecare technologies effectively and efficiently? How can we optimise the respective involvement of state and private players in healthcare? How best to guarantee universal access to a fair package of health services? And how to maintain quality while containing costs? The key to all these issues is the need for innovation. Gaining new knowlegde, applying existing knowledge in a new way, developing new tasks and activities - this programme brings together both theory and practice in its focus on innovation. And it does so on all possible levels, from micro -to macro-level, from individual organisations to national healthcare systems, from patient relations to the process of caretaking. You learn how to analyse situations in which innovations are needed, come up with innovative solutions, implement and manage these solutions, and critically evaluate and improve them. The programma also emphasises the importance of practical, hands-on training in conducting your own research. This a one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme taught in English.
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diplomaMSc Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur2 jaar deeltijd
heeft geen numerus fixus
geen honoursprogramma

Waarom aan de Maastricht University?

The programme is unique in its focus on innovations within the field of health policy and management and the intensity and amount of the subject material. You learn how to analyse situations in which innovations are needed, come up with innovative solutions, implement and manage these solutions, and critically evaluate and improve them. The programme also emphasises the importance of practical, hands-on training in conducting your own research.

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The programme will give you:
  • solid insight into all aspects of healthcare innovation at all levels, i.e. policy, ethical, organisational, managerial, economic and substantive aspects at the individual, organisational, regional, national and international levels
  • the competences need to play a key role in initiating, governing and managing healthcare innovations
  • the ability to critically analyse health systems and situations and to translate the relults into innovative solutions

Toelating en studiekosten

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1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 juli 2018
wettelijk tarief : € 1466
instellingstarief : € 8750
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 8750
1 september 2019
aanmelding deadline : 1 juli 2019
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  1. a bachelor's degree issued by a university in a relevant domain
  2. a bachelor's degree issued by a University of Applied Sciences in a relevant domain. For these students additional requirements may apply.

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
308kamerhuur in Maastrichtrond het landelijk gemiddelde
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart

€ 1176totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

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Studenten en studentenleven


27 studenten volgen deze opleiding
67% daarvan is vrouw
2 eerstejaars gestart in 2017
0% daarvan is vrouw
16009 studenten aan de Maastricht University
59% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

Op kamers in Maastricht

20231studenten studerend
9323studenten woonachtig   
€ 308gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
24 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Feiten en / studie in cijfers

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete 2017
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De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2017 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management aan de Maastricht University is beoordeeld door 68 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 4.1 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

Around 85% of students find relevant jobs within one year. Former students work as a healthcare buyer at Dutch health insurers CZ and VGZ, as a senior policy advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Health, as a staff member Care Programming at RiaggZuid, as a researcher, as a policy advisor at VU University Medical Center in Utrecht, as a manager or consultant at international firms such as TRAG PI, Medtronic, GlaxoSmithKline and Capgemini.
current job market

Potentiële beroepen

bron: CBS


Meer informatie?
Bezoek de website van deze opleiding.

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