Masters in Public Health

Public health study field deals with the health of the community and aims to prevent diseases and manage them by organized actions, information sources and education efforts. It deals with physical and mental health, social well-being improvement particularly in these areas such as waste disposal, water supply, food safety or water pollution. This study field has multidisciplinary approaches such as biostatistics, health services and epidemiology. It also deals with these sub-fields: community health, behavioral health, health of economics, occupational health public policy and environmental health. Public health is important in developing world as well as developed countries.

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Health Management Health Management
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 3,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 3,500 per year
  • 24 months

Health management is the only programme of the kind in the Baltics. It gives opportunity to obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in health management field based on European and international approach to health system management and applicable in real work. This study program is module-based, and part of the teaching staff is invited from foreign high schools. The programme is jointly implemented by Riga Stradinš University (RSU) and Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration.

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Mental Health Psychology (Online) Mental Health Psychology (Online)
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • 30 months

Gain sought-after professional expertise in mental health and wellbeing, take a first step towards a career in counselling or build the research skills needed for a doctoral degree with this fully online masters from a University that’s in the top 1% worldwide. Benefit from the programme’s positive approach to mental wellbeing and increase your awareness of cultural factors affecting mental health. This masters builds on your previous experience, balances practical and research skills and brings you into contact with an international cohort of working professionals from different backgrounds. Graduate ready to progress to a doctoral degree and/ or to promote mental well being in professional roles in a wide range of sectors – such as health, education, and training – across the globe.

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Public Health (Online), MPH Public Health (Online), MPH
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • 30 months

Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and insights to shape public health and make a difference in your community wherever you are in the world. The fully online MPH provides an international and integrated approach, developing your knowledge in all the main disciplines of public health. The programme equips you with practical knowledge, problem solving and research skills enabling you to respond to health inequalities and manage and evaluate public health programmes in complex multicultural environments. The MPH helps prepare you to take on senior positions within public, NGO and international settings.

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International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The introduction of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has resulted in significant changes in the area of Disability Law and Policy. The LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy addresses that and graduates from this programme will be the first to emerge skilled in this growing area of law and policy.

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Advancing Healthcare Practice Advancing Healthcare Practice
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 2,140 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 2,140 per year
  • 12 months

This MSc course is designed to equip practitioners with the knowledge, skills and insights to act as a confident, successful, independent and collegiate change agent. It facilitates an exploration of your personal aptitudes and skills.

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Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation) Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,950 per year
  • Non-EEA € 6,937 per year
  • 36 months

The field of nutritional epidemiology and public health aims at elucidating the relationships between dietary intake, nutritional status and health outcomes. We train future epidemiologists in observational and intervention studies, with the aim to generate evidence for preventing disease and promoting health.

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Health Science Health Science
  • Jul 2016
  • National AUD 15,617 per module
  • International AUD 28,190 per module
  • 12 months

This program will provide you with an in-depth learning experience in your chosen field, presenting you with employment opportunities across a range of public health disciplines including primary health care, assessment and counselling of alcohol and other drug problems and working with people diagnosed with stroke.

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Bioethics & Society Bioethics & Society
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 8,520 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 17,040 per year
  • 12 months

Advances in biomedicine, neuroscience, and public health raise some of the most difficult ethical and societal questions today. The Bioethics & Society programme allows you to study these questions drawing on concepts, theories, and methods from philosophy and the social sciences. This will enable you to understand how bioethics influences the world, and how you could make an impact.

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Clinical Investigation Clinical Investigation
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • Not specified

Clinical investigation is the fastest growing discipline in the burgeoning medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing body of knowledge and new regulatory procedures generated by advances in clinical research is critical to career success.

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Chinese Herbology (M.S.) Chinese Herbology (M.S.)
  • Sep 2015
  • National $ 16,415 per year
  • International $ 16,415 per year
  • 22 months

The Masters degree in Science – Chinese Herbology (MS-CH) program joins the MS-Ac degree program and the MS-TCM degree program within the Acupuncture Institute and will be a part of the Health Sciences Division which also includes physician assistant, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, chiropractic, and dental hygiene.

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Olivar, Aceite de Oliva Y Salud Olivar, Aceite de Oliva Y Salud
  • Oct 2015
    Not specified
  • 12 months

Los estudios del Máster en Olivar, Aceite de Oliva y Salud, se enmarcan dentro del Programa Oficial de Postgrado Aceite de Oliva, de la Universidad de Jaén, que incluye a la vez un Doctorado encaminado hacia una formación avanzada en investigación relacionada con el olivar, el aceite de oliva y su incidencia sobre la salud. Estudios que se justifican, al considerar que la provincia de Jaén es la mayor zona productora del mundo de aceite de oliva, pero la escasa profesionalización del sector es, tal vez, su mayor debilidad.

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Bioética y Derecho Bioética y Derecho
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 2,720 per year
  • Non-EEA € 2,720 per year
  • 24 months

The University of Barcelona offers prospective students a wide range of course offerings tailored to their needs and to the needs of society in general, thus placing the University at the head of academic fields in very different degree areas, from technology on the one hand to art on the other.

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