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Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC)

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

4 months
Duration
6720 EUR/full
6720 EUR/full
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About

The Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC) at Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) provides essential preparation for health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses, and midwives planning to work in low- and middle-income countries. 

Overview

Participants may be preparing to work in a district hospital at the first level of referral, or intend to participate in health care projects with non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

The Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC) from Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health course (MIH). In The Netherlands, the NTC forms part of a post-graduate training programme for physicians leading to a diploma as MD Global Health and Tropical Medicine. 

For health professionals who want to go abroad for a short period, it is also possible to follow separate sessions of the NTC course. For more information follow this link.

Programme Structure

  • Many healthcare professionals want to contribute to health in low and middle income countries. In order to make a meaningful and appropriate contribution meaningful knowledge of the context and of local health problems is vital. 
  • The NTC is directed at health professionals (physicians, nurses, midwives, etc.) and aims to be at the cutting edge of clinical and global health. KIT’s approach puts emphasis on the practical application of knowledge and skills using expertise from students and facilitators. 
  • Facilitators are active in the field and have up to date knowledge of situations encountered. Therefore we can offer and up-to-date approach to complex global health issues.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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

Credits

20 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent academic training in medicine or any paramedical science
  • 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. A minimum written TOEFL score of 550, iBT TOEFL score of 80, computer based TOEFL score of 213, or an IELTS academic score of 6.0 is required
  • 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

Work experience

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6720 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6720 EUR for the full programme during 4 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6720 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6720 EUR for the full programme during 4 months.

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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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