About the master's programme
"Population health: Societal and individual perspectives", 120 credits

Next start
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

For more information about applications and deadlines, please see:

Note! When applying to the master’s programme, a letter of motivation in English should be included (uploaded through http://www.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.

Entry requirement
Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in Sociology, Psychology, Public Health Sciences, Medicine or similar. English proficiency equivalent to English Course B or English 6.

Language proficiency
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.

Contact person
If you have any questions, please contact:

Director of studies

Ylva B Almquist
+46 (0)8 674 79 69