Master’s Programme in Public Health Sciences, 120 ECTS Credits
You will find the new programme web here from autumn 2020.
Karolinska Institutet (KI) is one of the world's leading medical universities where public health is a major focus. The Master´s Programme in Public Health Sciences gives insight into local and global public health challenges with the aim of improving the health of populations. Accordingly, the Department of Public Health Sciences is dedicated to teaching, research and contributing to the policy dialog on public health.
The Master's Programme in Public Health Sciences consists of two years’ full time studies in the second cycle (Master’s level), amounting to 120 credits. The programme emphasises research and has strong links to various research groups at Karolinska Institutet.
The programme has two specialisations, Public Health Epidemiology and Health Promotion and Prevention.
- Public Health Epidemiology - The specialisation has a focus on applied epidemiology, to develop the student's skills in describing, analysing and reflecting on different types of public health problems and evaluating interventions as well as in critical review of epidemiological studies.
- Health Promotion and Prevention - In this specialisation, the emphasis lies on to applying methods for health promoting and preventive actions, to develop the student's skills in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion and preventive interventions on both individual and structural level.
The programme is built-up around joint courses for both specialisations equivalent one year of studies.
Official semester start and end dates