Master of Health - Advanced Health Care
This programme certifies to strengthen your competencies to become a professional leader in your health profession. Either you can become a role model in your own country. The programme is a specialization of the Master of Health.
What does the programme offer?
Advanced Health Care is a specialization of the Master of Health. This flexible and innovative master programme balances intercultural, multi-professional academic content with practical experience. You will strengthen your international competencies and develop your skills to:
- be a healthcare leader and role model in your profession
- be a critical thinker who drives healthcare innovation and changes
- link scientific knowledge and professional practice
- implement innovative ideas
- work as an inter-professional health care practitioner
Advanced Health Care was developed by Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in Heerlen, The Netherlands, and PXL University College in Hasselt, Belgium, in close cooperation with Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Intensive collaboration and full commitment of topflight educational and content experts have assured the development of a demanding and challenging programme.
The programme is taught at the Heerlen campus of Zuyd UAS in the Netherlands (near Maastricht). Field trips will include visits to the PXL University College in Hasselt, Belgium and the Maastricht University in Maastricht.
The master programme comprises 60 European Credits in total. It is taught on-campus and full-time for the duration of one academic year, from September till June.
This outstanding programme incorporates the latest insights in the development and provision of excellent health care. High caliber experts from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, PXL University College and Maastricht University lead the development and delivery of the programme. Internationally renowned experts from leading universities, hospitals and clinics are affiliated to the programme. These experts teach our students on-campus, via web-based lectures or via Skype.
The master programme comprises 60 European Credits in total. It is taught on-campus and full-time for the duration of one academic year, from September till June. The programme is taught entirely in English. You will gain knowledge of an insight in subjects such as Technology and Care, Health Promotion, Innovation and competencies such as quality control and leadership. To obtain the master degree, you are required to successfully complete the modules and write a thesis. You will systematically and intensively share your observations and experiences with fellow students during group discussions.
The programme comprises twelve modules of each 5 ECTS.
- The Health Professional
- Using evidence to guide practice
- Quality control and evaluation
- Health Promotion
- Practice-based research 1
- Professional leadership
- Project- and change management
- Practice-based research 2
- Interprofessional collaboration
- Technology in care
- Practice-based research 3
Methods of instruction
Each module is based on multi-professional and intercultural principles. Problem-based learning is at the heart of each module. You work in small groups, engage in hands-on training and attend (far) fewer lectures. Under the supervision of a tutor, you team up with your fellow students to tackle real-life challenges. This active way of learning gives you better retention of knowledge, enhances your motivation and encourages you to develop skills that are essential for the labor market in the 21st century.
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Last updated March 14, 2018