24 months
19600 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Today's health care system faces many challenges. The new interdisciplinary two years Population Health Management MSc programme at Leiden University will train you to contribute to a more integrated health care system.

Visit the official programme website for more information


What does this master’s programme entail?

Health care faces ageing populations, rising health care costs, fragmented health care supply and advancing medical technologies and IT systems. Health care professionals will require new competences to meet these challenges in the current health care system. The Population Health Management MSc programme at Leiden University aims at tackling these challenges in a broad sense and has emerged as an important strategy for health care worldwide.

Reasons to choose Population Health Management at Leiden University

  • In the master PHM, knowledge insights from epidemiology, data analysis in healthcare, medicine, public administration and behavioral sciences are combined into a globally unique interdisciplinary program. 
  • Your training into a PHM expert has a strong connection to the field: the knowledge and insights gained are directly applied to practice-related cases. 
  • Students with various backgrounds work together during online and intensive on campus education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Population Health Management
  • Study Design
  • Health and Health Behaviour
  • Governance
  • Responsible Data Analysis
  • Alternative Payment Models
  • Projectcase
  • Syndemics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Panel Management Next Level
  • Implementation: putting PHM into action

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Leiden University and/or in Netherlands, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

All other holders of a bachelor’s degree in a health related programme from a foreign research university with a level similar to Dutch research universities are eligible for admission if the candidate has accumulated sufficient knowledge of at least the following domains:

  • Medicine on pathophysiology and pathology (12 EC or equivalent)
  • Quantitative methods: on research methodology, epidemiology and/or statistics (12 EC or equivalent)

The Board of Admissions will assess whether your degree and background are sufficiently related to the level and content of the Dutch BSc degree in a health related programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Den Haag

780 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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.

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