MSc Degrees in Netherlands

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A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.

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MSc in International Public Management and Policy

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Master programme in International Public Management and Policy focuses on the increasingly international nature of public management and public policy-making. [+]

International Public Management and Policy

Master of Science (MSc) in International Public Management and Policy

The Master programme in International Public Management and Policy focuses on the increasingly international nature of public management and public policy-making.

Public policy has gone international: organisations such as the EU and the UN are growing in importance. Master the theories, concepts and skills you need to work effectively in this time of increasing internationalisation; tackle global issues such as international conflict, poverty, migration, environmental protection and corruption. Build a career with a public or private sector organisation!... [-]


MSc in Maritime Economics & Logistics (MEL)

MEL Erasmus Center for Maritime Economics & Logistics
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam + 1 more

The MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) aims at fast-tracking promising young professionals into tomorrow’s leaders in business and government. The programme prepares experts with modern economic and management tools for efficient decision-making, providing them at the same time with methods, concepts, and theories to enable them to understand and analyse, in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, the complexities of global maritime supply chains. [+]

The programme reflects MEL’s holistic and integrated approach to addressing the complex interconnectedness of global maritime supply chains. In addition to the MEL courses, the programme places substantial emphasis on methodology and analytical skill development. Also the MEL thesis plays a large part in the curriculum.

Distinguishing characteristics of the programme – bridging theory to practice – are the MEL Events (social/cultural integration); Company Visits (in situ experience); Professional Development Courses (practical applications of theory); and the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Learning Objectives

The MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) aims at fast-tracking promising young professionals into tomorrow’s leaders in business and government. The programme prepares experts with modern economic and management tools for efficient decision-making, providing them at the same time with methods, concepts, and theories to enable them to understand and analyse, in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, the complexities of global maritime supply chains. In this way, MEL graduates are expected to be able to act and make decisions, with managerial style and determination, under complex and uncertain conditions, in a global economic and social environment.... [-]


MSc in Public Policy and Human Development

UNU-MERIT
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

This Master's programme will enable you to work as a policy designer or policy analyst within the public and private institutions at local, national and international levels. The one-year master's programme is offered as a double degree in collaboration with United Nations University. [+]

Why study Public Policy at UNU-MERIT's School of Governance

• Double-degree diploma (UNU & UM)

• Intensive, multi-disciplinary one-year programme

• Problem-based learning in small groups

• Students from dozens of countries

• Guest lecturers from international organisations

• Career opportunities in multiple sectors

Study global topics and challenges

Public policy issues are growing in complexity and there’s an increasing interconnectedness between local, national and international levels of decision making and implementation. This can be seen in current public policy concerns such as:

• the impact of immigration policies... [-]


Part-time MSc Shipping and Transport

Netherlands Maritime University
Campus Part time 27 months November 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Part-time Master of Science Shipping and Transport is a management program designed for maritime professionals who wish to combine their career with further higher education. [+]

Objective

The Part-time Master of Science Shipping and Transport program offers you a combination of extensive knowledge and skills training, enabling you to fulfill management positions in the shipping and transport industry. As a participant in the program, you will be exposed to a multidisciplinary view on maritime, port, transport and logistics issues and complex management problems. The part-time program is specifically tailored to ambitious professionals who wish to combine their career with further higher education.

Program Structure

The Part-time program has a total duration of two years and three months. It consists of four core modules with various courses, and a final module that is dedicated to thesis research. You will have classes twice a week during evening hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 PM). Every five to six weeks a full day on Friday is scheduled for excursions and hands-on training, such as management games and simulator exercises.... [-]


MSc in Purchasing & Supply Management

University of Twente
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Enschede

As a student in Purchasing and Supply Management, you directly benefit from our leading position in research. You will not only get into contact with latest trends in practice but will also be confronted with inspiring research. Studying at the University of Twente enables you to make a difference in firms. [+]

As a student in Purchasing and Supply Management, you directly benefit from our leading position in research. You will not only get into contact with latest trends in practice but will also be confronted with inspiring research. Studying at the University of Twente enables you to make a difference in firms. What is Purchasing & Supply Management?

A typical industrial firm in Europe spends about 60% of its turnover on supplies. This figure indicates that Purchasing is important and, to stay competitive, firms need to manage their supply effectively. Effective management of a firm’s supplies is the responsibility of Purchasing and Supply managers: they search, select, contract and eventually manage suppliers to ensure the supply of materials and services that a firm needs.... [-]


Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF): General track

Amsterdam Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

Executive Master of International Finance program offers you the best skillset needed to excel in an international career as a Finance professional. We equip you with the knowledge needed to become a frontrunner in Finance. We research and apply the latest developments in the Finance industry like Fintech/Blockchain and Behavioural Finance. We foster critical thinking to prepare you for the next step in your career. All in keeping with Amsterdam's entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking. [+]

Executive Master of International Finance program offers you the best skillset needed to excel in an international career as a Finance professional. We equip you with the knowledge needed to become a frontrunner in Finance. We research and apply the latest developments in the Finance industry like Fintech/Blockchain and Behavioural Finance. We foster critical thinking to prepare you for the next step in your career. All in keeping with Amsterdam's entrepreneurial spirit and independent thinking.

Credibility

Our MIF is internationally renowned, playing to ABS’s core strengths in corporate finance, banking, and asset management; 90% of our students are hired by top 100 firms before graduation. We are ranked #5 of worlds best International Masters in Finance according to recent Financial Times Ranking.... [-]


MSc in Sustainability Science and Policy

Maastricht University, ICIS
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

Sustainable development – reconciling society’s developmental goals with the planet’s environmental limits over the long term – has emerged as one of the central challenges facing humanity. [+]

Maastricht University – Faculty ofHumanities andSciences

International Centre for Integrated assessment and Sustainable development (ICIS).

Sustainable development – reconciling society’s developmental goals with the planet’s environmental limits over the long term – has emerged as one of the central challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. Sustainability science and policy requires a long-term perspective and system’s thinking in order to understand the dynamic interconnections between the environment, economy and society. There is an urgent need for scholars and professionals who are trained in interdisciplinary and integrative approaches towards sustainable development, enabling them to assess and deal with the complexity involved from a system’s perspective. This master programme will create a unique opportunity for students to specialize in sustainability science and policy, and especially in sustainability assessment, through an interdisciplinary curriculum in an international ambience.... [-]


MSc in Embedded Systems

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Eindhoven

Embedded systems: you will find these in dozens of products that we use every day, such as television sets and copiers. The combination of computer science (software) and electrical engineering (hardware) in these types of equipment requires an integrated approach towards the design process. And that, in turn, requires a new type of engineer who has a knowledge of both software and hardware. [+]

Embedded systems: you will find these in dozens of products that we use every day, such as television sets and copiers. The combination of computer science (software) and electrical engineering (hardware) in these types of equipment requires an integrated approach towards the design process. And that, in turn, requires a new type of engineer who has a knowledge of both software and hardware.

Content of the Master's degree program in Embedded Systems

The emphasis of the Master's degree program in Embedded Systems lies in the design of efficient and reliable systems. In order to be able to construct reliable protocols for the behavior of complex software systems, you need to have knowledge of algorithms, performance, hardware and design and documentation methods. These subjects are all covered during the Master's program. You also need an understanding of the variability and maintainability of these protocols. These aspects are covered in the compulsory element of the Master's program.... [-]


Master in Biobased Materials

Maastricht University, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

Ever wondered where plastics will come from after oil runs out? Is it possible to produce functional materials and plastics from biological resources? Can novel sustainable materials be produced based on the molecular structures available in nature? In the master biobased materials, we will provide you with the knowledge and competencies to deal with these challenges. [+]

Ever wondered where plastics will come from after oil runs out? Is it possible to produce functional materials and plastics from biological resources? Can novel sustainable materials be produced based on the molecular structures available in nature?

In the master biobased materials, we will provide you with the knowledge and competencies to deal with these challenges.

Biobased: sustainable materials with possibly completely new properties

Planet Earth is running out of fossil fuels. Alternative resources for materials and plastics need to be found and developed. A new generation of scientists is required to discover novel materials and sustainable production methods making use of biological resources. This provides an opportunity for the development of novel materials with completely new material properties. This program prepares you for a career in research, development, production, and application of bio-based materials to aid in the transition towards a more sustainable and biobased economy.... [-]


Master in Artificial Intelligence

Maastricht University, Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The Master of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a two-year advanced programme organized by the Department of Knowledge Engineering. The focus of this programme is on the understanding [+]

Master’s programme in Artificial Intelligence

The Master of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a two-year advanced programme organized by the Department of Knowledge Engineering. The focus of this programme is on the understanding, design and creation of intelligent systems in both software (e.g., computer games) and hardware (e.g., robotics). The term “Artificial Intelligence” dates back to 1956 when John McCarthy defined it as “the science and engineering of making intelligent machines”. Even though nowadays we are still far from building machines that can pass the famous Turing test (A. Turing, Mind, 59 (236), 1950 - a test to determine whether a machine shows human intelligence), Artificial Intelligence has become a very active domain in both academia and industry. It has achieved to build computer programmes and robots that learn from experience, recognize patterns in vast amounts of data, and reason strategically in complex decision-making situations. Artificial Intelligence is, therefore, an interdisciplinary field where domains such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Biology, Philosophy and Economics meet.... [-]


MSc in Health Food Innovation Management

Maastricht University, Campus Venlo
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Venlo

The Master in Health Food Innovation Management prepares students to understand the process of innovation in the food and beverage industry, with a specific focus on improving consumer health and healthy eating behaviour. [+]

MSc in Health Food Innovation Management

The Master in Health Food Innovation Management prepares students to understand the process of innovation in the food and beverage industry, with a specific focus on improving consumer health and healthy eating behaviour. Through a multidisciplinary learning approach, students will be prepared to help transfer health science aspects into sound new product and marketing concepts.

The programme will be offered at the Maastricht University satellite location in Venlo, under the responsibility of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences.

The Master in Health Food Innovation Management is a two-year, full-time programme taught in English.... [-]


MSc in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering (MME-CAME)

Maastricht School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering is a two-year full-time industrial engineering program that provides you, on the one hand, with in-depth knowledge and understanding of finite element methods, numerical methods, simulation, mechanics, software engineering and production management, and on the other hand with business, management, leadership and entrepreneurial skills. [+]

Do you want to work at the interface of technology, business, and entrepreneurship?

As graduates with the expertise to understand both the art of management and complex engineering processes are highly sought after in today’s industrial world, this master course caters to that demand. It will give you the choice and the flexibility to work in two increasingly interlinked fields of today’s professional activity: at the interface of technology and business.

Industrial engineers are employed in a wide-range of fields: in traditional manufacturing companies or in consulting firms, in financial institutions or in the food industry, in logistics companies or healthcare establishments. With the benefit of a qualification in management, your will have the added choice and flexibility of working in even more different sectors and professional capacities.... [-]


M.Sc. Management & Engineering in Electrical Power Systems

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The course of study “Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Electrical Power Systems (MME-EPS)” combines the expertise of the RWTH Aachen University and the Maastricht School of Management in the fields of electrical engineering and management. [+]

The course of study “Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Electrical Power Systems (MME-EPS)” combines the expertise of the RWTH Aachen University and the Maastricht School of Management in the fields of electrical engineering and management. The main objective of the course is to offer methodological and problem orientated education which is related to research as well as to practice. Therefore, advanced knowledge in engineering, science, and economics is transferred in this course.

A broad theoretical basis with profound subject-specific specialization enables students to identify current boundaries of knowledge and to enhance them with state of the art methodological approaches. This requires a confrontation with unanswered issues and the inclusion of students in research projects. Thus, the teaching will not be limited to conventional topics but will encourage self-responsibility and independent structuring of gathering and processing the subject matters. For experimental work or the development of computer-based methods research infrastructure such as IT, labs and test rigs are available.... [-]


MSc in Social and Cultural Science(Research)

Radboud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

This Master's programme provides you with a thorough training in empirical research in the context of contemporary society. [+]

This Master's programme provides you with a thorough training in empirical research in the context of contemporary society. Taking a multidisciplinary perspective, you compare such social issues as inequality, poverty, the decline of organized religion, minorities and conflict and social cohesion in different countries - a unique approach in Europe. The programme is designed for all those who want to understand how society works and why countries differ from each other.

Programme

First year

Comparative theory and methodology (12 EC) Comparative research methods (18 EC) Comparative research applications (18 EC) Comparative research training (12 EC)

Second year... [-]


MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Policy Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Euro crisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems, governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time. [+]

MSc in Economics and Business - Specialisation in Policy Economics

Solving policy questions with advanced economic analysis and empirical research

Economic policy problems are everywhere. Think of the financial crisis in 2008 and the Euro crisis that erupted in 2010. Think also of population ageing which causes large increases in spending on healthcare and pensions. Global warming may threaten future life on earth. And income inequality is increasing almost everywhere in the Western world due to globalisation and technological changes. In order to be able to solve economic problems g, governments need excellent policy economists. By completing this Master programme you are able to apply state-of-the-art economic theory and research methods to solve the most important policy issues of our time.... [-]