International Health, M.Sc. | Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) | Amsterdam, Netherlands
12 months
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11940 EUR/year
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About

If you are a health professional (for example medical doctor, nurse, midwife) and you aspire to develop or-/ boost your career in international health, then this International Health programme from Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is designed for you.

Overview

This Master’s in International Health programme from Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)  is a flexible programme and can be completed within 1 year (full-time), and up to 5 years (part-time) and as a “blended programme” with online modules, depending on your availability. It consists of a core course, advanced modules, and a research project submitted as a thesis.  

You can choose from hundreds of accredited advanced modules from institutes across the TropEd network.  This allows you to design a programme that is tailored to your specific wishes and needs. With this variety of modules, the MIH prepares you optimally for your desired field of work -whether that be maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS, disaster settings, research, health policy, human resources or another area.

Possible career possibilities having completed the MIH:

  • National Representative for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in the field of international health
  • Programme Officer working in international organisations dealing with international health, such as Doctors without Borders, World Vision;
  • Policy Adviser working in national organisations or governmental institutes dealing with international health issues

Accreditation

The MIH is organised by KIT Royal Tropical Institute and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and is accredited by the Netherlands-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core course: The core course, the Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC), provides you with basic knowledge on a wide range of topics that you will need to follow the advanced modules and complete your thesis. The course consists of 5 modules.
  • Advanced modules: In the advanced modules phase you will deepen your skills and knowledge on selected topics. With support of the course management, you make a personal study plan. The advanced modules can be taken at KIT and at various universities and institutes throughout the Netherlands, within and outside Europe. The availablity of dinstance-based modules (e-learning) will allow you to continue your studies from home or wherever you currently work.
  • Thesis module

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

2 months before start of course (in case the participant needs visa: 3 months!)

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic training at least to the level of a bachelor’s degree, either in medicine or a paramedical science like nursing, midwifery or public health. If you have a Bachelor degree in Public Health, Dentistry, Physiotherapy or social science you will need to show proven work experience in health service delivery.
  • Two years of relevant work experience,  incl. work experience in low and middle income settings
  • Proven proficiency in spoken and written English academic TOEFL or IELTS test.
  • Computer literacy is expected
  • A one-page letter of motivation
  • Copies of your diplomas and grade reports
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae and a list of publications if applicable
  • Proof of English proficiency (if applicable)

Work experience

  • Two years of relevant work experience,  incl. work experience in low and middle income settings

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11940 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11940 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Part-time: EUR 12.600

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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1000000 INR
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Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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5000 EUR
Deadline
14 May 2024
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educations.com
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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ACES Education Fund
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
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The Smooth Movers
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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1500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Novus Biologicals Scholarship
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Bio-Techne
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Various benefits
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Bio-Techne
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Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
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Mozida Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
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Moving Mates
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
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The Ramage Law Group
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
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Dermadry
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
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iVisa
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
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Voice Talent Online
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Florida Rentals
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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CryptoRunner
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTSing Scholarship
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IELTSing
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Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
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5000 USD
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