Public Health (MPH), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The University of Eastern Finland educates experts for public health related fields and sectors in regional and global contexts. The graduates have worked as epidemiologists, researchers, administrators, managers, field workers, health educators, and entrepreneurs around the world.

MPH is a 2-year programme of 120 ECTS credits. It is primarily contact teaching with elements of online learning. We incorporate modern teaching methodologies as prioritized by the UEF aims, which we are very proud of.

MPH provides a strong foundation for understanding public health and related research, and, depending on the track choice, the issues of global health, public health nutrition, epidemiology, or health promotion in nursing science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Orientation to International Students
  • Orientation to MPH studies
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Public Health Issues
  • Public Health Journal Club
  • Ethics and Health
  • Information Skills and Sources in Health Sciences for International Students
  • Research in Public Health or
  • Basic Biostatistics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Language tests
  • Applicants should check the language skill requirements from the document of Admission requirements. It is up to the applicants to take the test in time. It should be noted that it may take several weeks before the test results are available. All language test results must arrive at University Admissions Finland by the application deadline.

Tuition Fee

The programme has no tuition fees. But students must be able to cover all their own living costs in Finland (minimum of 560 euros per month for a single student).


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