Do you want to help employees to remain healthy and productive throughout their working lifes? Do you have a drive to make an impact within organisations? Do you want to develop and implement organisational health policies and make tangible improvements in worker health? Then Work, Health and Career could be just the programme for you.
Protecting and promoting employee health ‘Sustainable work’ has shot to the top of the agenda in recent years. Governments and companies need employees to remain healthy and productive throughout their working lives. Matching individuals to jobs, balancing work and family lives, maintaining our functional capacities over the years…There is a real need – and a job market – for experts on contemporary problems like these. Work, Health and Career focuses on health and wellbeing throughout employees’ entire careers. You learn to weigh up the diverse interests of employees, families and companies. You also develop and evaluate cutting-edge interventions and strategies to promote sustainable working lives.
Why study Work, Health and Career in Maastricht? Unique focus on health, wellbeing and participation throughout employees’ entire careers. Bio-psychosocial approach to health and labour participation. Since adequate solutions for establishing sustainable work require the integration of behavioural, organisational, and technical aspects, the programme is multidisciplinary in nature, and therefore combines the best of different worlds: occupational healthcare, organisational science, health education and health promotion Strong emphasis on practical skills with skills trainings included in each course. From policy advisers to researchers or consultants: the career opportunities are diverse.
1. a bachelor's degree issued by a Dutch or non-Dutch university in a relevant domain, e.g. health sciences; 2. a bachelor's degree issued by an Institute of Higher Vocational Education or University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands (240 ECTS), Belgium, Germany, Austria or Switzerland (180 ECTS) in a relevant domain. Please note that additional requirements could apply depending on your nationality, educational background, etc.
Recipient: Maastricht University
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