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16201 EUR/year
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About

In the master programme Population Studies at University of Groningen students learn the theories, methods and skills required to become a versatile demographer.

Overview

Essential to understanding population dynamics is the study of people’s demographic behaviour, such as birth, health, migration, and death. 

The master programme focuses on these demographic events, on how decision-making regarding these life events is influenced by the economic, societal, cultural, and geographical context, and on how these demographic events have an impact on population-level trends.

Job prospects

  • The Master Population Studies from University of Groningen trains you to become a versatile demographer. As a demographer you are competent in describing and analyzing both the population dynamics of different countries or regions and the demographic behaviour of individuals or population groups. Also you are an expert in predicting the likely demographic developments for the future.
  • Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the master programme, you are capable of reflecting on how the context in which we live affects individual demographic behaviour and leads to different population dynamics, which again has societal consequences. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Population, Health and Place 
  • Working with Data in Population Research 
  • Life Tables and Population Projections
  • Migration, Families and Households 
  • Advanced Statistical Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holders of a bachelor's degree in 'Sociology', 'Social Psychology', 'Epidemiology', 'Global and Public Health', 'Nutrition and Health', 'Cultural Anthropology', 'Gerontology, 'International Relations', 'Development Studies', 'Statistics', 'Economics' and 'Liberal Arts and Sciences' from any research university (inter)nationally are expected to have the thematic knowledge required to start the degree programme. 
  • However, they should also meet the knowledge minimum with regard to statistics and research methods skills to be admitted to the degree programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16201 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16201 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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