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MSc in Economics and Business (Health Economics)

Erasmus School of Economics
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Rotterdam
English
31 August 2020
Application deadline: 01 May 2020

Program description

Study health economics in the Netherlands

Does the economic side of health care fascinate you? Do you want to help solve big issues in this atypical sector? The health economics program at Erasmus School of Economics provides you with the concepts and quantitative skills necessary to successfully address the health-related challenges of the 21st Century.

In six compulsory courses, three electives and a Master thesis you will learn how to apply economic tools to and perform econometric analysis on pressing issues with regard to for example health insurance, hospital behavior, equity in health, population aging, rising health care costs, the role of technology assessment in health policy and health care reforms in developing countries.

After your master with its outstanding reputation, the ESE specialization in health economics has everything to prepare you for a bright future as a health economist at for example:

  • consulting firms
  • the pharmaceutical industry
  • health insurance companies
  • academia
  • international organisations
  • regional health authorities and government institutions
  • hospitals

Tuition fees

Master programs

  • EU: EUR 2.006
  • Non-EU: 14.500

Research master programs

  • EU: 2.006
  • Non-EU: 12.000 - 15.800

Studying in a foreign country can be very expensive. Fortunately, the Dutch government subsidizes higher education which leads to lower tuition fees for students with a nationality from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA). In recent years, more and more students from outside the EEA have decided to study in the Netherlands, resulting in a growing demand for academic scholarships. Below you can find the few scholarships that might be applicable to you.

China Program

This program is developed for excellent Chinese students who would like to study in the Netherlands. Please visit China CSC and Nuffic for more information about requirements and the value of the grant.

Erasmus Education Fund

Every academic year, the Erasmus Education Fund (EEF) supports several students with a scholarship of 3000 euro's per year. The EEF is only for excellent students who need provable financial support. Students may apply by following the application procedure for the EEF.

Erasmus School of Economics Student Waiver for excellent students from non-EEA countries

The Erasmus School of Economics has created a separate fund to support excellent students. The maximum award of the waiver consists of a tuition fee waiver for the year 2016-2017. Resulting in a tuition fee equal to the statutory fee. Current or prospective students who are awarded this waiver will therefore not themselves directly receive a sum of money.

Holland Scholarship Erasmus University

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in Holland. The scholarship amounts to €5,000.

Fulbright grant

This scholarship is for American citizens who would like to study in the Netherlands. When you are granted this scholarship you can receive 1050 euro for nine months from which you can cover tuition fee, living costs and housing. For more information about this scholarship, please visit the website of Fullbright.

StuNed

StuNed is a program for mid-career professionals from Indonesia willing to study in the Netherlands. There are different requirements for students who would like to obtain a Master’s degree or just follow courses for a short period.

NFP Programme

This program is also designed for mid-career professionals who would like to extend their experience with studying in the Netherlands. Please carefully read the requirements and the application procedure of the NFP program.

Fundacionbeca

Students from Latin America can search for available scholarships at Fundacionbeca. An institution providing scholarships for Latin American students who would like to study abroad.

Becas Chile

For students from Chile, you can have a look at the website of Becas Chile for available scholarships for Chilean students who would like to study in the Netherlands.

Qualification

Master of Science

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Erasmus School of Economics

Erasmus School of Economics is one of the world’s leading academic institutions. The school has a long-standing tradition of high-quality education and research. The best Erasmus graduates have made outstanding contributions to science, government, and business. Based in Rotterdam, the...


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Erasmus School of Economics

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 Rotterdam
The Netherlands

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www.eur.nl

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