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Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2020

About the course

This course aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge and practical training at the area of Infectious Disease epidemiology. The course will discuss risk and occurrence of important groups of infectious diseases such as sexual transmitted diseases, respiratory diseases, vector- borne diseases, blood-borne diseases- zoonoses and neglected tropical diseases and the effects of public health interventions designed to prevent or control them. Notably, the course will be framed by the "One Health" paradigm, an evolving concept to tackle health as relationship between, human, animal and environment and now is using globally as one of the best strategy to confront infectious diseases.

Application and eligibility

Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response, 7.5 hp

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31 August 2020


17 January 2021

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Bachelor degree of 180 credits including a minimum of 30 credits within one of the following: biomedicine, medicine, health science, environmental health, economics or political science. English proficiency equivalent to English A from Swedish upper secondary education.


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 April 2020. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Contact person for the course is:
Magnus Evander