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Public health work: intervention planning and evaluation

Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)


The course contains a short introduction to theory and methods in public health intervention planning and evaluation and continues with an eight week practice period. Students identify a practical experience mentor/advisor in a chosen area of public health. The course concludes with a seminar in which students present their experience in relation to relevant public health theory.

Prerequisites and selection


Qualification for admission to the course requires professional degree/Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in a health science, social science, science, economics, arts or engineering field of education and grade Passed/E in English B/English 6 In addition, the grade pass is needed on MPH211 Public health science: foundations and applications(15 hp), and MPH221 Epidemiology and biostatistics (15 hp) or equivalent. Admission to the course also includes students who have passed the approved courses in MGH101 Global Health Issues in an Interdisciplinary Context (15 credits) and the course MGH201 Governing health and illness in a global perspective (15 credits) or MGH202 Global health economics (15credits).