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university of tampere: faculty of social sciences: studies: master’s degree programme in public and global health: master's degree programme 2015-2017:
Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences
Master's Degree Programme 2015-2017

Programme 2013-2015

The programme comprises two academic years and 120 ETCS. The programme structure includes compulsory general studies, compulsory and elective studies in public health or international health, compulsory and elective research studies, and freely chosen elective studies. The credit requirement for the different categories is as follows:

1.General Studies 15-20 ETCS

A. Compulsory General Studies 15 ECTS

B. Optional general studies 0–5 ECTS

2. Advanced Studies in Health Sciences 95-105 ETCS

C. Public Health Core Studies 35 ECTS

D. Elective Public Health Studies 20 ECTS

E. Master thesis and seminar 40 ECTS

F. HEAWP Work practicum 0–10 op

G. Optional Studies 10–20 ECTS


Curricula Guides

1. General Studies 15-20 ETCS

A. Compulsory General Studies 15 ECTS

Orientation, 2 ECTS

Study Skills and Personal Study Planning, 2 ECTS

Elementary Course 1, 3 ECTS

Scientific Writing, 5 ECTS

An introduction to ethics in health research, 3 ECTS

B. Optional general studies 0–5 ECTS

Finnish Society and Culture, 1–5 ECTS

2. Advanced Studies in Health Sciences 95-105 ETCS

C. Public Health Core Studies 35 ECTS

Perspectives in Public Health, 5 ECTS

Perspectives in Public Health, lectures, 2 ECTS

Classic and recent trends in public health, 5 ECTS

Health and Illness in a Global Context, 5 ECTS

Health and illness in a global context, lectures, 2 ECTS

The Application of Economics to Health Care, 5 ECTS

Basic epidemiology, 5 ECTS

Basic biostatistics, 5 ECTS

Qualitative research methods, 5 ECTS

D. Elective Public Health Studies 20 ECTS

Public Health in Contemporary Society, 5 ECTS

Project Planning and Management, 4 ECTS

Work and Health, 5 ECTS

Human Mobility and Health, 5 ECTS

Human mobility and health, lectures, 2 ECTS

Research on School-aged Children's Health and Wellbeing, 5 ECTS

Social Psychiatry I, 5 ECTS

Theories of Health Economics, 5 ECTS

Ageing of Population, 5 ECTS

Evaluation Research, 5 ECTS

Epidemiologic Research Methods, 5 ECTS

Family nursing research, 5 ECTS

Biostatistics, 5 ECTS

Health promotion, 5 ECTS

Note! Other courses in public health or international health can be included in this category by the approval of the head of the programme.

E. Master thesis and seminar 40 ECTS

Research Process and Research Practices, 3 ECTS

Master's Thesis Seminar, 7 ECTS

Master's Thesis, 30 ECTS

F. HEAWP Work practicum 0–10 op

Work Practicum, long, 10 ECTS

Work Practicum, short, 5 ECTS

G. Optional Studies 10–20 ECTS

Social Context of Ageing, 5 ECTS

Ageing as a Social Phenomenon, 4–10 ECTS

Social Psychiatry II, 5 ECTS

Sociology of health, 4 ECTS

Public health in humnitarian crises, 5 op

Personal and professional growth, 2 ECTS
 
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