Global Health

MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME, 2 YEARS

Global Health

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Knowledge

The candidate will be able to
  • demonstrate knowledge of global health problems, predominantly in low- and middle income countries;
  • describe maternal, newborn, child, adolescent and sexual health and rights;
  • understand epidemiology, theoretical research models and research ethics;
  • explain the UN Sustainable Development Goals and their importance in improving global health;
  • understand how health policies are developed, analyzed and used;
  • understand the need and the future of technological innovations in global health development;
  • identify and understand ecological factors influencing health.

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Skills

The candidate will be able to
  • work in interdisciplinary teams;
  • formulate accurate research questions and write a project protocol;
  • use quantitative and qualitative research methods;
  • critically value when to use different research method;
  • plan, collect data, analyze, synthetize material, present results orally and written;
  • critically read, interpret and discuss scientific literature.

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General competencies

The candidate will have developed
  • competence in global health and different ways to address this;
  • experience of incentives and barriers to improvements;
  • awareness of interrelations between health, cultural, social, ecological and political dimensions;
  • utilization of technology as innovation in health managements;
  • communication of global health issues.