Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects Health, Wellbeing and Society

As a graduate of the Master’s track Health, Wellbeing and Society, you can manage projects and people within the context of health and wellbeing. You have expertise in designing policy and preventive measures to handle the consequences of topics related to financial problems, depression, dementia, stress, burnout, addiction, aging, lifestyle and chronic disease.

Knowledge and skills

  • You will have acquired the knowledge as well as analytical and communication skills to lead and participate in innovation-oriented projects aiming to tackle health and wellbeing and (health)care related societal challenges.
  • You are able to analyze demographic drivers and outcomes of societal issues, as well as of public interventions aimed at addressing (health) care challenges.
  • As a graduate you are able to frame problems from a sociological and health and wellbeing perspective.

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

Policy advisor, policy executive, data analyst, researcher or trainer at:  

  • (Health)care organizations
  • Local, regional, national and international health policy organizations
  • NGOs - non-governmental organization
  • (International) societal change and innovation projects
  • Multinational organizations
  • Health insurance companies
  • Public health organizations
  • Research institutes
  • Tom Denissen

    Tom Denissen

    Health & Wellbeing Manager at RWE

    "During the Master's I learned how welfare (health) systems were established in the EU. This allows me to take factors and political choices that led to current systems into account."

Alumni facts

  • Gross monthly salary:  €2,519.-
  • 70% of our alumni find a job within 6 months after graduation
  • 72% of the graduates is (very) satisfied with the program

Source: National Alumni Survey, recent graduates 2021 | n=11 

Become a teacher

Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge with others? If you are a Dutch graduate, you can take an educational post-master after finishing your Master’s program and become a teacher in secondary school. 

After your Master's

Your transition to the labor market

We help you prepare for your transition to the labor market by offering a number of career services:

  • Coaching, support and training courses offered by our Student Career Services to improve your employability and communication skills.

  • Dedicated Career Services Officers who can give you individual career guidance or help you to find interesting and relevant internships.

  • Familiarize yourself with the labor market and meet potential employers by participating in several career events, which are organized every year in collaboration with the study associations.

  • To those who wish to discover and develop their entrepreneurial talent, we offer education and support services.

More on our Career Services

More on our Entrepreneurship services

Working in the Netherlands after graduation

After obtaining a Master’s degree in the Netherlands, non-EEA students can apply for a residence permit under the Orientation Year for Highly Educated Persons’ scheme. This allows you to spend a period of up to twelve months in the Netherlands to find employment.

Interested in the Health, Wellbeing and Society MSc track?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application