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Master of Health Professions Education

Maastricht University / Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Course Content
New revisited MHPE Curriculum in 2021!
Health professionals play an important role in preventing, treating and curing disease and in promoting health at the individual and societal levels. It is essential to ensure that those who train healthcare professionals create effective educational programmes.The Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) gives participants the knowledge and skills required for a career in health professions education and research.
Learning objectives, training objectives
A personal and personalised learning experience guided by a coach.
Elective learning tasks focus on three roles:
o Educational designers;
o Educational leaders; and
o Researchers in health profession education.
Target Audience
A variety of educational professionals, who have acquired a university degree in one of the health professions in their native country (e.g.: health sciences, medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, dentistry, pharmacy, speech therapy).
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
The MHPE programme is firmly rooted in educational theory. Participants are required to use theory-based insights in dealing with educational problems. The cases used are derived from the student’s own from the student’s own professional environment.
The programme is open to students who have acquired a BA university degree in one of the health professions in their native country at a level equivalent to a Dutch degrees in these fields. Sufficient English language is required. See website
Accreditation Organisation of the Nederlands and Flanders
Local Organizer
School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
Exploring the interrelationship between educational theory, research and educational practice is a fundamental part of the MHPE programme.

Enquiries and Registration:

Registration: Email:
Ms. Danielle Vogt
Evidence-Based Health Care, Health Professions Education
Type of degree
Master, Certificate of completion
Education form
Distance Learning, E-Learning
24 Months
Credit Points
60 ECTS - Points
EUR 15.008,00
(The tuition fee is € 15,800 to be paid in two installments of € 7,900. Not included are costs of accommodation, board or transportation.)
Number of participants (max.)
Organizer contact info
Universiteitssingel 60
6229 ER Maastricht
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