Do you want to study a master’s programme but are you not able to leave your job or home for a year? This new master’s programme given by KIT, University of Bergen and Queen Margaret University offers an ideal solution so you can benefit from a balanced blended teaching programme which is given partly on location and partly by innovative distance learning methods.
The Erasmus+ blended master programme is a one-year full-time programme that requires you to only be 3 months away from home. It consists of three months core course at KIT after which advanced modules and thesis are done by e-learning at the three institutes.
The Erasmus+ Master in International Health has a special focus on Human Resources for Health in Low and Middle-income countries.
The programme is taken in the following order:
A. Core Course (20 ECTS) KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (on location, Amsterdam)
B. Advanced Modules (20 ECTS)
- KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Human Resources for Health (e-learning)
- Queen Margaret University: Emerging challenges in the Global Health Workforce (e-learning)
- University of Bergen: Applied economic evaluation in Health Care (e-learning)
Queen Margaret University: Research Design and Proposal Writing (e-learning) <li>C. Thesis (20 ECTS)</li> <li>KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Thesis (supervision from a distance)</li>
Detailed course programme
A. Core course
The core course, Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC), takes place on location at KIT in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 12 September- 16 December 2016.
This course covers the basics on a wide range of topics that participants need to follow the advanced modules and complete their thesis. The course consists of 5 modules: introduction, determinants of health, health problems, basic research methods and health systems. For a more detailed description see The Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC).
Collaborating institutes in Erasmus+
Erasmus+ is a collaboration with the Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh), Royal Tropical Institute (KIT, Amsterdam) and the Centre for International Health (University of Bergen). We deliver innovative e-learning and teaching through strategic partnerships in Global Health Education. By blending face to face learning with e-learning and creating access to high-quality digital content across the institutions in Scotland, the Netherlands and Norway, we are able to offer an effective training in line with needs of many mid-career professionals that are unable to leave home for one year full time.
Scholarships There are a limited number of Erasmus Scholarships available for this programme. For more information about this programme and scholarship visit our website or contact us by e-mail.
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Last updated February 1, 2018