Programme contentMaster's Programme in Public Health, 120 Credits

The courses on the programmes are studied in the order shown in the table below.

The one year programme comprises the first two semesters. In the later part of the second semester, time is set aside for thesis work, which gives 15 credits. In the two year program students do a second thesis also comprising 15 credits (see “Degree project”).

Follow the links for information about each course (under revision right now).

Första läsåret / First year

Kurs / Course

hp /credits

Höstterminen / Autumn semester
Global hälsa /
Global public health
    10
Biostatistik /
Biostatistics
    5
Epidemiologi /
Epidemiology
    10
Kvalitativa metoder inom folkhälsovetenskap /
Qualitative methodology in public health
    5
Vårterminen / Spring semester
Hälso- och sjukvårdssystem: Organisation och finansiering /
Health Systems: Organization and financing
    5
Hälsoekonomiska utvärderingsmetoder /
Health economic evaluation methods
    5
Sociala förklaringsmodeller för global hälsa och hälsofrämjande arbete /
Social pathways in health and health promotion
    5
Magisteruppsats /
Master thesis, first year
    15

Andra läsåret / Second year

Kurs / Course

hp / credits

Höstterminen / Autumn semester
Evidensbaserat folkhälsoarbete /
Evidence based public health
    4
Jämlikhet och hälsa /
Equity and health
    3.5
Kvalitativ dataanalys/
Qualitative data analysis
    7.5
Avancerad biostatistik och epidemiologi /
Advanced biostatistics and epidemiology
    7.5
Avancerade teman för hälsoekonomiska utvärderingsmetoder / 
Advanced topics in health economics evaluation methods /
    7.5
eller / or
Social epidemiologi – teori och metoder /
Social epidemiology – theory and methods
    7.5
Vårterminen / Spring semester
Hälsa, miljö och hållbarhet /
Health, environment and sustainability 
    7.5
eller / or
Planering och management i hälso- och sjukvård /
Planning and management in health care
    7.5
Utvärdering i folkhälsovetenskap /
Evaluation in public health
    7.5
Masteruppsats, andra året /
Master thesis, second year
    15
Masteruppsats, 30 hp  / 
Master thesis, 30 credits
    30



2015-10-27

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