14th November 2019
Graduates of EIT-Labelled degrees form the next generation of health innovators
PhD-level training on caring for the brains of older adults and a Master’s in healthcare data analytics and entrepreneurship are the latest EIT Health degree programmes to be awarded the EIT Label, a certificate of quality for Master and Doctoral programmes that combine excellent scientific education with innovation and entrepreneurship training.
Degrees that receive the EIT Label encourage innovative pedagogies and also incorporate mandatory mobility schemes for students. Graduates of EIT-Labelled degrees form the next generation of health innovators.
The two courses that have just received the EIT Label are:
Ageing@EIT Health_Brain PhD school: A pan-European doctoral programme bringing together EIT Health academic and non-academic partners to train a new generation of PhD specialists in gerontology, neuroscience and epidemiology with solid innovation and entrepreneurship competencies. The course is currently accepting applicants until 31 December. Find out how to enrol here.
Master of Science in Health and Medical Data Analytics (MSc HMDA): A course offering students across Europe a robust education in healthcare data analytics and entrepreneurship. After experiencing innovative pedagogy, studies abroad, and cross-organisational internships, graduates will have a unique multidisciplinary profile: They will be trained as computer scientists, with skills in data analytics for health applications and an understanding of how to exploit this knowledge from a business perspective. Applications for admission in autumn of 2020 will open in spring 2020. Prospective applicants should contact the programme coordinator for more information.
Other EIT Label programmes
With the labelling of these two programmes, EIT Health now has six programmes that have received the EIT Label. The courses that had already received the label are:
- Common European Master’s Course in Biomedical Engineering (CEMACUBE) is a Master programme formed by six universities that joined forces to train students in innovation and entrepreneurship in Biomedical Engineering.
- International Master Programme in Innovative Medicine (IMIM) educates the future generation of translational biomedical scientists and professionals.
- Master in Innovation in Healthcare (IHC) focuses on economic and organisational aspects of health care innovation.
- Master of Technological Innovation in Health (MTIH) offers a transdisciplinary approach to Biomedical Engineering. Students work in multidisciplinary teams and learn to combine different technologies to solve real life health problems and to improve the quality of life of European citizens.
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