The Public Health programme provides a strong foundation for understanding public health, its related research and – depending on the choice of track – global health issues, public health nutrition, epidemiology, or health promotion in nursing science. The programme is at the forefront of integrating the global dimensions of public health and offering related training for medical students. This training provides the necessary theoretical background and tools for health promotion in a cross-cultural learning environment.

Students first take the core public health studies, after which they can choose to specialise in any of the four options: Epidemiology; Public Health Nutrition; Globe, Culture and Public Health; or Health Promotion in Nursing.

Career or after graduation opportunities

The programme educates experts for public health related fields and sectors in regional and global contexts. Its graduates have worked as epidemiologists, researchers, administrators, managers, field workers, health educators, and entrepreneurs around the world.

Additional information

The programme is offered by the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, in collaboration with the Department of Nursing Science.

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DEGREE AWARDED

Master's degree in Health Sciences

APPLICATION PERIOD

1 November 2018 – 31 January 2019

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START DATE

Autumn 2019

DURATION

120 credits, 2 years of full-time study

FACULTY

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Insitute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

LOCATION

University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus

LANGUAGE

English

TUITION FEE

12 000 €

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