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Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2025

About the course

This is an interactive, multidisciplinary 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 that are used to collect data to study infectious diseases. 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 future project, consequently offers an opportunity to learn how to achieve a successful thesis or project within infectious disease epidemiology and One Health.

Application and eligibility

Advanced Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response, 7.5 credits

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25 March 2025


1 May 2025

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings


Outline for distance course

The course will be taught through a variety of flexible teaching methods which allow students to gain deep understanding, these may include lectures, seminars, case studies, group discussion, scientific papers reading, computer lab, scenarios and film show. Attendance at calls and seminars is mandatory. The course is given in English. 

Required Knowledge

The course Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response (course code 3IS015), or other relevant course in Epidemiology of minimum 3 ECTS, and also a bachelor's degree (180 Credits) including a minimum of 30 ECTS within one of the following: biomedicine, medicine, public health science, nursing, environmental science, veterinary medicine, economics, social studies, biology, environmental health, environmental science, science-, engineering- and environmental studies, or political science. English for basic as eligibility for higher education.

Entry requirements


Academic credits

Application code



The online application opens 16 September 2024 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2024. How to apply

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

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Contactperson for the course is:
Magnus Evander