Facts & figures

Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title: MSc
  • Master's degree in: Master in Health Sciences
  • Programme: Epidemiology Postgraduate
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
Part- or full-time status:
  • Full-time
  • Part-time (online programme)
Graduate school:
Life Sciences
Language of instruction:
  • 1,5 year
  • 3-5 years (online programme)
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
Tuition fees:
  • Non-EU/EEA students, institutional fee € 18.690 (for 1 year) / € 28.035 (for the entire 1.5 year programme)
  • Dutch and other EU/EEA students, institutional fee: € 12.585 (for 1 year) / € 18.878 (for the entire 1.5 year programme)
Start of studies:
  • September
  • February (online programme)
Accessible for students with a degree from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool):
Educational methods:
  • Lecture : 10%
  • Seminar: 5%
  • Independent study: 15%
  • Internship: 70%
Short description:
A postgraduate programme that focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist. It is a globally oriented programme with a focus on research towards evidence-based medicine and public health.
Education and examination regulations:
Education and Examination Regulations - Graduate School of Life Sciences
Internship possibility:
Yes, compulsory
Number of students enrolled last year: Number of students enrolled in the year 2018-2019 (in September, fulltime and parttime)
Average time to graduation: Average duration of studies before graduation, rounded to whole months (source: VSNU, 2018), n>30
Full time: 18 months