Master of Public Health (MSc)

The Master course is available for on-campus attendance. The two years MSc course begins in October every year. The medium of language is German. The Master of Public Health provides the knowledge and understanding of the efforts made by society to protect, promote and restore the people's health.

The teaching modules in the MSc course are distributed between the first academic year and second academic year. During the first academic year of the MSc course theoretical fundamentals of public health and relevant subjects in the field are introduced. The second academic year is practical and research oriented and gives students rich opportunities for strengthening and refining skills in selected fields of public health. Students at the BISPH may profit remarkably from national and international research and working partners in learning practical skills in their appropriate fields. First year courses include:

  • Basics of Medicine and Biology
  • Basics of Research Methods and Instruments
  • Basics of Economics
  • Basics of Epidemiology & Statistics
  • Basics of Sociology
  • Basics of Health Management
  • Basics of Psychology and Educational Science
  • Basics of Public Health Nursing/ Health Sciences Research
  • Basics of Health System Design
Second year courses include intermediate and advanced level studies in:
  • Epidemiology & Statistics
  • Public Health Medicine
  • Public Health Nursing/ Health Science Research
  • Health Promotion
  • Public Health Service Management
  • Rehabilitation
  • Health and the Environment
  • Health Economics
  • Public Health System Development
  • Psychosocial Care
  • International Public Health
A master thesis of 3 months' duration concludes the course. 120 ECTS in total can be obtained

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