Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management

Maastricht University    Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Business & Management (5) Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Are you passionate about healthcare innovation and management? Then the Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management programme is perfect for you. This multidisciplinary programme focuses on analysing health systems and finding innovative solutions to meet healthcare demands with limited resources. From micro-to-macro levels, you'll explore patient relations, caretaking processes, and (inter)national healthcare systems. With a broad skillset, you can pursue various career paths, such as a manager, care purchaser, policy advisor, consultant, or researcher. Not only will you gain theoretical knowledge, but you'll also enhance your practical research and employability skills. Join us in shaping the future of healthcare through innovation. Check our website for entry requirements.

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Become the healthcare entrepreneur of the future.

Do you have an interest in issues surrounding healthcare innovation? Are you interested in how we can meet healthcare demand with limited resources? Do you want to know how we can manage organisations in constantly changing healthcare systems? Then Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management could just be the programme for you. The programme focuses on the analysis of health systems and the translation of the results into innovative solutions; you’ll learn how to come up with, implement, manage, evaluate and improve innovative solutions. After you have completed your studies, you'll be an innovative professional who is able to influence the future direction of healthcare. Your broad skillset will open up many different career paths, including careers as a manager, care purchaser, a senior policy advisor, consultant or researcher. 

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It is Maastricht University’s (UM) mission to offer students from all over the world the opportunity to develop into active, globally oriented thinkers that are ready to make a positive contribution to their societies.

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