Master of Public Health
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Master of Public Health

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During the Masters course in Public Health you will be involved with the health systems around the world and the well-being of the population. Your curriculum will include Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Health Prevention and Research.

You will learn about the health risks and how to apply effective and preventive measures in case of a disease. There are both practical and research-oriented aspects in the field of Public Health, allowing you to choose from a diversity of subjects and focus on your personal interests. For example, you have the choice of Biostatistics, Medical Informatics or Legal and Administrative Studies.

Admission requirements for a Master of Public Health

One of the main requirements will be a completed Bachelor in a health-related study area. In addition, mathematical and statistical knowledge might be expected along with good language skills. Some universities also carry out entrance examinations. For detailed information, you should contact the institution you are interested in.

Job prospects after the Public Health studies

Generally, a typical Master degree programme in Public Health will take you four semesters to complete. You will be awarded with the academic title “Master of Science”, allowing you to be suitable for a variety of positions in the health sector:

  • Health Organizations
  • Research and Educational Institutions
  • Health Insurance Companies
  • Health Ministries and Authorities
  • Statistical Institutes 

List with Masters programmes in Public Health:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Work, Organisation and Health   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   European Master in Health Economics & Management   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
comprehensive profile   M.A. International Social Sciences   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
comprehensive profile   Epidemiology     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Social Policy and Public Health     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Veterinary Medicine; Farm Animal Health and Veterinary Public Health     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   One Health     Utrecht University
  Health & Hospital Management MBA   comprehensive profile   MCI | Die Unternehmerische Hochschule®
  Anthropology and Development Studies   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  Applied Public Health     Middlesex University London
  Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)     University of South Wales
  Master of Public Health     Teesside University
  Health and Social Care     University of Manchester
  Tropical Medicine and International Health     London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  Public Health     University of Birmingham
  Diabetes & Nutritional Sciences (Research)     King's College London
  International Health Policy (Health Economics)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Public Health     University of Nottingham
  Clinical and Public Health Nutrition     University College London
  Public Health     University of Stirling
  Health Systems and Global Policy     Queen Mary University of London
  Health Service & Population Research     King's College London
  Health and Wellbeing     University of Bath
  Environmental Health Sciences     University of Strathclyde
  Nursing (Public Health)     Sheffield Hallam University
  Public Health     University of York
  Community Health Studies (Practice Nursing)     University of South Wales
  Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)     Teesside University
  International Health Policy     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice     University of Strathclyde
  Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  Global Health     University of Manchester
  Economics and Health Economics     University of Sheffield
  Specialist Community Nursing - District Nursing Pathway     Keele University
  Public Health and Health Promotion     Bangor University
  Public Health (Health Technology Assessment)     University of Birmingham
  Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Practice     University of Cumbria
  ...     ...


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