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Health and Happiness, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 10 days
    Duration
University rank #197 (QS) Enschede, Netherlands
Inspired by insights from health psychology, positive psychology, communication sciences, and eHealth, the Health and Happiness course offered at University of Twente (UT) will help you address these questions. You will work on several cases related to health and well-being, with the ultimate goal to boost health, both physically and mentally.
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Overview

Researchers have long known that health and happiness go together. Studies show how individuals can actively influence their own health and well-being. Numerous interventions and techniques, often with the help of technology, have been developed to help promoting a healthy lifestyle.

In the Health and Happiness course offered at University of Twente (UT), we will address a couple of questions:

  • What role can technology play to support health and well-being?
  • What makes people happy?
  • How can we change unhealthy behavior?

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Please make sure to register as soon as possible because our seats and housing options are filling up quickly!

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 10 days
  • Credits
    2 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Health and Happiness
  • Positive Psychology 
  • Health Psychology 
  • Improving Health and Happiness in Practice 
  • Design your own boosting intervention 
  • Health and Happiness and Technology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • The summer school is focused on Bachelor’s students in their second to last or last year, and entry level Master’s students, but is also open for anyone with broad interests and an inquisitive mind.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
  • EU/EEA

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
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  • € 675 - Early bird, tent included until 10th March.
  • € 875 - After 10th June until 9th August, tent included.

Living costs for Enschede

  • 650 - 920 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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