After this introduction, you will have the possibility to pick one of these three in-depth tracks: Toxicology, Environmental Epidemiology and Exposure Science or One Health. This will prepare you for the research projects that will follow. Whether you are motivated to become a researcher or professional at the interface between humans, animals and the environment, this Master’s programme will be a perfect fit.
Completion of this Health and Environment programme at Utrecht University will provide you with a strong research background and a broad knowledge in toxicology, epidemiology and the field of One Health, with ample opportunity to go more in-depth into a specific field of your choice. This will prepare you for a career in academia (PhD) or in a more applied direction including research and development (R&D), communication and consultancy.
Many Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS) graduates pursue a career in academia by applying to a PhD position. Some of them stay with Utrecht University by enrolling in one of the GSLS PhD programmes or other groups within Utrecht University. Currently, Health and Environment graduates are working on their PhD research with a wide range of Dutch and international universities. Other possibilities for research include research assistant and junior researcher at universities, medical centres and governmental agencies.
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Programme StructureComponent of study programme
- Risk Assessment Fundamentals
- Planetary Health Effects
- Advanced Exposure Science And Environmental Epidemiology
- Advanced Toxicology
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Sciences Environmental Sciences View 51 other Masters in Public Health in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
This is a selective Master's programme. You will be considered for admission to the Master's programme Health and Environment if you hold a University Bachelor's degree and can demonstrate:
- A relevant Bachelor’s degree
- Bachelor’s programmes that most likely meet the requirements are:
- Biomedical Sciences
- Biological Sciences
- Veterinary Sciences
Academic performance:overall score (GPA, average grade, grading tables), and grades for relevant courses*.
- Personal competences:A clear motivation for participation in this Master’s programme.
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International20750 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20750 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA2209 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Utrecht
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.