What Does this Master’s Programme entail?
There’s more to growing old gracefully than staying as healthy as you can for as long as you can. Maintaining your independence and continued participation in valuable social activities are equally as important.
When it comes to getting old, the internationally oriented Vitality and Ageing programme from Leiden University will equip you with the kind of knowledge and dedicated academic skills that will enable you to enhance the lives of our senior citizens. Your expertise in the area of ageing will be enriched in three main areas: biological, individual and societal. As no other, you will be primed to play a key role in improving the future of our ageing society.
Why Study Vitality and Ageing in Leiden?
The master’s Vitality and Ageing is a unique interdisciplinary programme combining various perspectives on ageing as the biology of healthy ageing, public health, and healthcare management.
You will become an expert in health management of an ageing population. In addition to the knowledge on the ageing perspectives you will receive extensive training in Academic Development, Communication in Science and Research and Evidence.
The master’s is appreciated by its students for the personalised study methods and small interdisciplinary set up. Students with various Bachelor backgrounds study together in small groups with extensive guidance from top lectures.
Alumni of the master’s Vitality and Ageing start their careers in various academic positions. They mostly kick-off their careers in scientific research, policy development or continue with their medical career.
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The main elements of the programme:
- Future Perspectives
- Biology of Vitality and Ageing
- Older Individual
- Organisation of the Ageing Society
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Health Sciences View 100 other Masters in Health Sciences in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The master’s Vitality and Ageing stimulates interdisciplinary thought. Meaning that motivated students with a broad scale of Bachelor backgrounds will potentially be admitted to the programme. The Master’s will welcome a maximum of 50 students.
International17716 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17716 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA1084 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Leiden
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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