Admission

Master Health Care Management

To qualify for the master in Health Care Management, students must have obtained a university bachelor degree in a relevant field and evident thorough proficiency in English (full time programme) or Dutch (part time programme) and sufficient proficiency in mathematics.

Prior education

Students must have successfully completed a bachelor degree or a master degree in a relevant field at a recognised university.

Those who have obtained a Dutch Bachelor or Master of Science degree in:

  • European Public Health (Maastricht)
  • Health Sciences (all universities)
  • Health and Society (Wageningen)
  • Human Health and Life Sciences (VU Amsterdam)
  • (Business) Economics (all universities)
  • Medicine (all universities)
  • Business administration (all universities)
  • Public administration (all universities)

Or students with a bachelor or master degree related to one of the main disciplines, such to be determined by the Admission Board:

  • Health Sciences
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Policy

Note that all non-Dutch diplomas will have to be assessed by the admissions office and/or Nuffic. All applications will be assessed individually by the admissions committee, which will determine whether students are eligible for the master.

Please note that students holding a bachelor degree from a university of applied sciences do not qualify for the master in Health Care Management and will not be accepted. We do offer a pre-master in Dutch.

Language skills

Proof of proficiency in English must be presented by submitting the results from either:

  • an intake test at Erasmus University Rotterdam minimum B2.2 on all components or
  • a TOEFL iBT test with a Total score ≥ 72 or
  • an IELTS test with an Overall Band Score ≥ 5,5 or
  • an International Baccalaureate "English A: Language & Literature higher level" received in the Netherlands or
  • Cambridge Advanced English (minimum A-level): Cambridge International, AICE or pre-university or
  • a Anglia exam, only with additional speaking test (C1 of C2 level)

Exemption from the requirements are granted to those with:

  • the nationality of one of the following countries: Australia, Canada (with the exception of the province of Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, UK or the USA or
  • a completed university bachelor’s or master’s programme fully taught in English in one of the following countries: the Netherlands, Australia, Canada (with the exception of the province of Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA

Proficiency in Mathematics

The master HCM/Zoma requires students to have proven proficiency in mathematics, i.e. those with:

  • a VWO diploma with mathematics A, B, C or equivalent or
  • research methods in previous education, to be assessed by the Admission Board or
  • a VWO mathematics certificate, to be assessed by the Admission Board