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This course is designed around the data science lifecycle to show the techniques for handling a data science project. Students will be exposed to basic programming skills in Python and learn how to select, clean, analyse, visualise and interpret data.
This course allows you to expand your understanding of your senses in learning and practice, and develop core skills that are central to successful study and professional practice. You will develop both your awareness of the role of your senses and your sensory toolbox.
Participants of this course will, among others, explore the basic mechanism and underlying connection between the health of our Planet, Nature, Animals and Humans, and identify strategies that foster hope and collaborative action to mitigate or adapt to climate change.
This course offers a comprehensive introduction into the governmental practices that are often called welfare in the US, while in Europe they are referred to as social policy or the welfare state. During the course, you will explore the key components of the welfare state, major challenges that have been tackled in Europe and classical social policy tools used to address these challenges.
During this intensive three-week course, students will cover the most important topics in the field of Forensic Psychology. The aim of the course is to familiarise students with applications of psychology to the legal system and to raise awareness about the problems that arise when psychology is applied to law in practice.
During this course, you will deep dive into technical analysis and take an overarching look at trading. It is not only return that counts, risk has to be taken into account as well, and you will learn all about this during the course.
This course provides students with an overview of derivative markets (forwards, futures and options), introduces them to valuation techniques and shows them how to apply their knowledge on derivatives when making investment decisions.
During this course, participants will study the necessary ingredients to create a successful monetary union, the main economic crises in recent years, which policies are necessary to correct and improve the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and which policies can prevent future economic and financial crises in the European Union (EU).
Participants will get familiar with macroeconomic datasets and national accounting, and learn how to work, solve and parameterize RBC and DSGE models. In addition, they will attain proficiency in the Dynare software, the most widely used software for policy analysis.
This course introduces participants to the gendered nature of global issues such as conflict, peacebuilding, and humanitarian action. More specifically, the course aims to develop and strengthen the awareness and understanding of women’s involvement in war, peace, and security-related issues.
Participants will look at human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict, both in their own right and together. This will contribute to a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges involved and to finding ways forward in addressing these timely crimes.
This interactive and engaging workshop is designed to empower prospective UM students with soft skills that are crucial for academic success and personal growth. The workshop will focus on personal, social and study skills.
This programme aims to get closer to understanding the mechanisms behind human psychopathology. It is an ideal opportunity for clinicians, both psychologists and medical doctors, and young scientists to update their knowledge and expertise on the fundamentals of affective disorders.
During this programme, participants will be introduced to PBL as the core example of student-centred learning, as well as alternative working formats (e.g. team-based learning, flipped classroom and the four components instructional design model (4C/ID-model)).
Participants will work in teams and utilise design thinking processes and tools to build an innovative product or service. This will involve understanding your prospective customers, building prototypes, and refining the product or service based on customer feedback.
This course aims to, among others, identify new developments in the field of HRM, and develop the necessary insights and skills for international managers and professionals to operate successfully in a highly competitive, international context.
This course aims to provide a critical examination of key issues and processes related to the politics and international relations of China. There will be a particular emphasis on China’s economic and political rising and its various implications for international politics.
What can you do to ensure success, happiness and direction during and after your studies? During this course, you will look into consciousness and personal development. To ensure that your learnings will also have a positive effect on your (future) studies, you will set your own goals at the beginning of the course.
This course intends to familiarise students with the concepts and ideas of technological change that is feared to disrupt labour markets and provide knowledge on selected topics within the field of labour economics and the impact of AI.
The aim of this course is to introduce you to current theoretical debates on the democratic legitimacy of EU governance from both a legal and political perspective and engage in hands-on discussions about real-life challenges to European democracy.