Master of Science in International Health

Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg Universitätsklinikum / Institut für Global Health
01.10.2012 - 14.09.2013  Heidelberg, Germany
Course Content
Core Course: International Health & Health Systems; Determinants of Health; Research, Health Policy & Evaluation; Health Planning & Management; Advanced Modules (Residential Track): Global Challenges in Reproductive Health; Disease Control; Proposal Writing; Quality Improvement for Healthcare Services; Decision Making in Public Health; Leadership & Change Management; Financing Health Care; Evaluation of Health Facilities, Projects & Programmes; Public Health & Disasters; Thesis + Oral Exam
Learning objectives, training objectives
• Analyse and appraise qualitative and quantitative data
• Discuss determinants of health and major health problems
• Plan sustainable improvements of health systems
• Clearly communicate and work professionally in a multi-disciplinary team.
Target Audience
Medical Professionals, Social Scientists, Paramedical Staff,
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
policy, planning, management or teaching positions in, for example, international organizations, MOHs, national health programmes, NGOs and universities.
4y B.A. or equivalent + 2y experiece in a low or middle income country in field of public health + English 6.5 IELTS or equivalent TOEFL score
Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute
University of Heidelberg, tropEd
Local Organizer
Institute ofPublic Health
The Master can be taken as a full time course (1 year) or as a tropEd Master (part time up to 5 years) More information under or under \'teaching\'. Registration deadline: April 30, 2012 (self paying participants)

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Katharina Sommer
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Family Planning and Gender, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Promotion, Health Services, Health Systems, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Public Health Research, Quality Management, Sexually Transmitted Infections
Credit Points
60 ECTS - Points
EUR 14.095,00
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