About the Master's programme
"Population Health: Societal and individual perspectives", 120 credits
Next Master's programme starts in the autumn 2018.
Admission application deadlines for our master’s programme starting in the autumn 2018:
15 January 2018 – Application deadline for international students
15 April 2018 – Application deadline for applicants within Sweden
Note! When applying to the Master’s programme, a letter of motivation in English should be included (uploaded through universityadmissions.se).
For an overview of the courses included in the Master's programme, please see “Courses” in the menu to the left (scroll down to see short course descriptions). Some courses given within the master’s programme are also open for students outside of the programme.
A Master of Science in Public Health will provide the skills to analyse health issues, to critically understand available evidence and to use quantitative methods. It will thereby prepare students for a research career as well as for a career in national or international organisations working to promote health.
Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in Sociology, Psychology, Public Health Sciences, Medicine or similar. English proficiency equivalent to English Course B or English 6.
To find out if you meet the English language requirements and how you can demonstrate your English proficiency is equivalent to English Course B or English 6, please read more at: https://www.universityadmissions.se/en/All-you-need-to-know1/Applying-for-studies/English-requirements/
The selection is based on an overall assessment of quantity (of courses) and quality (in grades) on such previous education and experience that is of relevance for this programme. Specific attention will be paid to previous knowledge in statistics or quantitative methods. A written motivation (letter of intent) should be submitted with the application.
More specifically the assessment of applicants to the programme is based on four components: 1) relevance of previous studies; 2) the letter of intent; 3) grades and quality of previous studies and; 4) previous working and research experience of relevance for the program.
If you have any questions, please contact:
|Director of studies||
Ylva B Almquist (on leave)
+46 (0)8 674 78 03
January 17, 2017
Page editor: Olof Östergren
Source: Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS)