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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 is an interactive course which aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge and practical training at the area of Infectious Disease epidemiology using field or registered based data. The course will discuss risk and occurrence of important groups of infectious diseases such as sexual transmitted diseases, respiratory diseases, vector- borne diseases and their future under climate change alterations, blood-borne diseases- emerging zoonotic diseases, neglected tropical diseases, vaccine preventable diseases and the effects of public health interventions designed to prevent or control them. The course will cover both quantitative and qualitative methods are used to collect data to study infectious diseases. Interestingly, the course will present infectious disease projects from around the world and the lessons learned from the field experience. This will allow the students to reflect on their own thesis/ project, consequently offers an opportunity to learn how to achieve a successful thesis or project within infectious disease epidemiology domain.
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.

If you have not reached 180 credits, you can still be eligible to the course if you attended the introductory course of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response (7.5 credits) - bachelor level, course code 3IS015 or any other relevant epidemiologic course equivalent to 7.5 credits.
English proficiency equivalent to English A from Swedish upper secondary education.

Application and eligibility

Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2020 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


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. The application period is closed.

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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 22,013

Total fee

SEK 22,013

Contact us

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Contact person for the course is:
Magnus Evander