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Health Education and Promotion

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Master program Health Education and Promotion is in English at the University of Maastricht.


Its duration can be one or two years. The program is focused in the development, evaluation, implementation and promotion of health interventions at various levels of society.If you choose this program you will deal with questions such as: How can change our environment so as to fit it to a healthy life? What can you do to use social networks to improve / promote health / health habits? You will find an answer of the question why so many people are going to do something, but actually fail to realize it? Choosing this program you will form practical skills that you can apply in everything, even in this to develop your thesis abroad. This program will give you the theoretical, practical and intercultural set of tools that will give you a boost in your career.

Promotion of health care system defined term, the World Health Organization, is the process that enables people to increase their control regarding healthy lifestyle and consequently to improve their health.
This includes:
• Health education;
• Creating / improving health policy;
• Creating a favorable environment;
• Use social marketing approaches;

Helping people stay healthy
Health is one of the most important issues in our lives. However, many people engage in activities that could be hazardous to their health. And it is not easy to change, as personal, environmental, social and political factors all influence individual behavior. Health education and promotion focuses on the development, evaluation and implementation of health activities, both behavioral and environmental levels.

Location: Maastricht

Duration: 1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time)

Initial month: September

Application requirements:
- Copy of ID card;
- Passport photos;
- CV
- Bachelor's degree in a field + Transcript of Records;
- GRE test;
- Proof of proficiency in English (one of three) IELTS- with a minimum score of 6.5; TOEFL- with minimum score 90; CAE-C

Deadline: June 1
January 15, for those wishing to apply for scholarship

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