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Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

This course is interdisciplinary and will bridge science from epidemiology, medicine, biology, public health, environmental science, social science, economy, geography and management.The course consists of two modules, basic and advanced. This basic module contains principles of infectious diseases epidemiology which allow the participants to understand mode of transmission, risk factors and epidemiologic study designs that are used to guide prevention and control of infectious diseases. The course will discuss surveillance system and outbreak investigation and response for infectious diseases. Notably, the course will emphasize the "One Health" paradigm, an evolving approach 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

Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


31 August 2021


30 September 2021

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings


Outline for distance course

All seminars, presentations and case studies are mandatory.

Required Knowledge

Required Knowledge
120 credits as part of a bachelor's degree or vocational degree or equivalent knowledge 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. Entry requirements


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 April 2021. 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

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Course is given by
Department of Clinical Microbiology
Contactperson for the course is:
Magnus Evander