Public and Global Health, Master of Health Sciences
After completing the Master’s Degree Programme in Public and Global Health you will be able to:
- work and advocate for health across disciplines and sectors
- critically assess information, knowledge and research
- appraise public and global health challenges
- advise on and formulate effective responses to local, national and global health issues
- develop, manage and evaluate national and international health-related projects and programmes
- plan and conduct scientifically valid research and studies
The effects of global phenomena are transforming the way we work for health both at national and international levels.
Our programme offers a unique opportunity to study the intertwined disciplines of public and global health. Students will be equipped with the necessary expertise, skills and tools to work in the complex setting of contemporary and emerging health challenges. All courses are firmly grounded in international research and have a strong focus on transferring this knowledge into practice.
Our vision is for students to gain a firm grounding in the core competencies of public and global health in order to form “two degrees in one”. The public health component corresponds to an MPH. We also want to equip our graduates with practical skills and tools for their future working life: an internship or a work placement is a part of the programme, and real-life cases and assignments are studied in the courses.
In our view, global health is not only about “developing countries”. Global phenomena affect well-being and health in both the global South and the global North, transforming the way we work for health on both national and international levels. It is our mission to advocate for health and promote conditions in which people can be healthy.
Nurturing experts in public and global health
This is an integrated programme in public and global health expertly tailored to emphasise interdisciplinary studies in health sciences, social sciences, and technology.
Our students acquire a thorough grounding in all of the core disciplines of public health - epidemiology, health promotion, health-systems, and health economics. The wide range of elective courses offered enables students to gain expertise in their areas of interest.
As one of our students you will:
Grow your expertise in global dynamics, such as: inequalities, climate change, migration, ageing, and conflicts
Study in an international setting:
- develop a global network of contacts
- work in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams
Learn to apply your knowledge and skills in practice through:
- a work placement of 1-3 months as a part of your programme
- courses which include real-world case projects
Enjoy the advantage of small classes adapted to the needs and interests of students
Interact with an approachable faculty committed to engaging with students.
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Master of Health Sciences
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