Education

The chair group Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles (CHL) contributes to the bachelor programmes Health and Society (BGM), Nutrition and Health (BVG) and Business and Consumer Studies (BBC). At the master level CHL contributes to the programmes Communication, Health and Life Sciences (MCH), Nutrition and Health (MNH), and Management, Economics and Consumer Studies (MME).

Courses

For a complete overview of the courses, see the overview below.

Minors

CHL is involved in courses that are part of a BSc minor. For a complete overview of the minors, see the overview below.

Thesis and internship

Students who attend one of the programmes listed above can do their BSc thesis, MSc thesis or MSc internship with CHL. For a complete overview of thesis topics or internship vacancies, navigate to "Thesis and internship topics CHL".

BSc/MSc thesis presentation

You can download the CHL thesis presentation schedule for 2020/2021. If you would like to schedule a presentation, please contact your supervisor and then the secretariat (office.chl@wur.nl). Would you like to attend a presentation session? Please contact the CHL secreteriat (office.chl@wur.nl).

Courses

Period 1

CHL is involved in the following courses in Period 1:
Course Code Course Name Teacher ECTS Time Programme
MCB 20806 Principles of Consumer Studies Jonas House 6 MO BBC, MME, Minor
HSO 31806 Advances in Health and Society Hester Moerbeek 6 AF MCH
MCB 32306 Applied Consumer Studies Hester Moerbeek 6 AF BBC

Period 2

CHL is involved in the following courses in Period 2:
Course Code Course Name Teacher ECTS Time Programme
CHL 20306 Gender and Diversity in Consumer Culture Chizu Sato 6 AF BBC, Minor
CHL 32306 Comparative Sociological Analysis of Health Problems and Policies Hilje van der Horst 6 AF MCH
CHL 12305 Sociology of Business Economics and Consumption Maartje Bulkens 5 MO BBC
RSO 13805 Sociology of Health Hilje van der Horst 5 MO BGM
HNH 51806 Interventions for Healthy Ageing Laura Winkens 6 AF Minor
CPT 56806 Embodiment, Food and the Environment Emely de Vet 6 AF
YSS 20306 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Techniques in the Social Sciences Jonas House 6 MO BBC

Period 3

CHL is involved in the following course in period 3:
Course Code Course Name Teacher ECTS Time Programme
CHL 20806 Lifestyles and Consumption Maartje Bulkens 6 WD BBC, Minor

Period 4

CHL is involved in the following course in period 4:
Course Code Course Name Teacher ECTS Time Programme
BMO 25306 Management and Innovation in the Health Sector Laura Winkens 6 WD BGM

Period 5

CHL is involved in the following courses in period 5:
Course Code Course Name Teacher ECTS Time Programme
CHL 32806 Public Health Practice Annemien Haveman 6 AF MNH
YSS 31806 Consumer, Technology and Innovation Jantien van Berkel 6 MO MME, MFQ
CPT 32306 Interventions for Health Behaviour Change Laura Winkens 6 MO BGM
CHL 23306 Health Issues in Daily Life; a B├Ęta-Gamma Approach Maartje Poelman 6 AF BGM, Minor
UEC 22306 Economics of Welfare, Consumption and Technology Chizu Sato 6 AF BBC
CHL-23806 Demography and Global Population Issues Maartje Poelman 6 MO BGM
CPT 53806 Internet-based Communication and Learning for Social Change Ayla Schwarz 6 AF Minor

Period 6

CHL is involved in the following courses in period 6:
Course Code Course Name Teacher ECTS Time Programme
CHL 51306 Social Capital Hester Moerbeek 6 MO Free choice
YSS 33306 Advanced Consumer Studies Emely de Vet 6 MO MME
HNH 52306 Quantified Self: Monitoring Dietary Behaviour Monique Simons 6 AF Minor
FQD 23306 Research Topics on Food and Society, a Gamma-Beta Approach Jonas House 6 AF BBC
YSS 10906 Analysis of a Problem Situation Maartje Bulkens 6 AF BBC
CHL 34303 Data Science for Health I Monique Simons 3 AF MNH/MCH
HNH 32603 Data Science for Health II Monique Simons 3 AF MNH

Online Courses

CHL is involved in the following Online Courses:
Course Code Course Name Coordinator ECTS Time Programme
CHL 33303 Epidemiology and Public Health policies Ayla Schwarz 3 2DL MNH
CHL 33803 Evaluation of Public Health Interventions Ayla Schwarz 3 2DL MNH

Minors

CHL contributes to the following minors:

Minor Healthy Aging in Humans and Model Species

Contributing to the course:

  • Period 2: HNH-51806 Interventions for healthy aging in humans and model species

Minor Quantified Self

Contributing to the course:

  • Period 5: CPT-53806 Internet-based Communication and Learning for Social Change
  • Period 6: HNH-52306 Quantified self: monitoring dietary behavior

Minor Consumer Behaviour

Contributing to the courses:

  • Period 1: MCB-20806 Principles of Consumer Studies
  • Period 2: CHL-20306 Gender and Diversity in Consumer Culture
  • Period 3: CHL-20806 Lifestyles and Consumption

Minor Psychobiology of Eating Behavior

Contributing to the course:

  • Period 1: MCB-20806 Principles of Consumer Studies

Minor Global One Health

Contributing to the course:

  • Period 5: CHL-23306 Health Issues in Daily Life; a Beta-Gamma Approach