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Social Policy and Public Health

Universiteit Utrecht

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Study social policy and interventions in the domain of health and wellbeing from an interdisciplinary perspective, in particular as related to work, care and participation.


Do you ever wonder why mothers are more likely than fathers to work part-time and care for their children? Or why some countries oblige unemployment benefit recipients to follow strict activation requirements while others do not?
Maybe you've thought about how societies are changing as a result of increasing cultural diversity and social inequality? If you are interested in studying such issues, this one-year Master's programme is for you.

Do you ever wonder why mothers are more likely than fathers to work part-time and care for their children? Or why some countries oblige unemployment benefit recipients to follow strict activation requirements while others do not?
Maybe you've thought about how societies are changing as a result of increasing cultural diversity and social inequality? If you are interested in studying such issues, this one-year Master's programme is for you.

Kosten

2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 10512 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 15575 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

admission

For more information about admissions, see: https://www.uu.nl/masters/en/social-policy-and-social-interventions/admission-and-application/nl/ndu

characteristics

While Master's programmes with similar content are available elsewhere in the Netherlands, our interdisciplinary approach is unique, combining a social science and policy perspective with a behavioural science and intervention perspective.

curriculum

During the first two periods of study, you will extend your knowledge of social policy and social interventions in the domain of health and wellbeing, in particular work, care and participation, completing four required courses and one elective course. In periods 3 and 4, you will complete an internship and a Master's thesis.

job perspective

Examples of institutions where you will work are: a governmental authority (national, provincial or municipal), companies, social welfare institutions, NGOs, private or not-for-profit organisations in the social sector, care organisations or institutes for research, knowledge development, or the application and implementation of scientific knowledge.

study association

Alcmaeon is de faculteitsvereniging voor Sociale Wetenschappen. Dit betekent dat wij allerlei activiteiten organiseren voor studenten aan deze faculteit. Van lezingen en congressen tot feestjes, studiereizen en culturele activiteiten zoals toneelvoorstellingen of een bandjesavond.

http://www.alcmaeon.nl/

admission

For more information about admissions, see: https://www.uu.nl/masters/en/social-policy-and-social-interventions/admission-and-application/nl/ndu

characteristics

While Master's programmes with similar content are available elsewhere in the Netherlands, our interdisciplinary approach is unique, combining a social science and policy perspective with a behavioural science and intervention perspective.

curriculum

During the first two periods of study, you will extend your knowledge of social policy and social interventions in the domain of health and wellbeing, in particular work, care and participation, completing four required courses and one elective course. In periods 3 and 4, you will complete an internship and a Master's thesis.

instruction modes

Lectures, research project.

job perspective

Examples of institutions where you will work are: a governmental authority (national, provincial or municipal), companies, social welfare institutions, NGOs, private or not-for-profit organisations in the social sector, care organisations or institutes for research, knowledge development, or the application and implementation of scientific knowledge.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 60