Through this program, you will gain a northern European perspective on salient aspects of public health such as prevention, health promotion, and quality improvement with examination of the challenges of health delivery, prioritization, and health economics.
- Gain hands-on experience by designing a research question that will be explored in a semester-long independent project focused on European systems, while collaborating with a Danish health care institution
- Learn from professional Danes working at various public health institutions in Copenhagen, giving you access to real-life best practices and current debates within the Danish health care system
- Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to Western Denmark, Finland, and the Baltic states, designed to give you comparative insights into contrasting health care systems
PROGRAM STUDENT PROFILE
This program is right for you if you study health science, public health, public policy, or a similar discipline and wish to acquire skills for a graduate degree in health professions, and a future career in health administration or health promotion.
CORE COURSE OVERVIEWS
>> Health Delivery and Prioritzation in Northern Europe
This course aims at providing you with a solid knowledge of the provision and organization of public health in Northern Europe, and of the historical, social, economic, and political background of the present health care systems. You will explore what determines health priority setting and the relationship involved in
policy-making and provision of health services.
- Credits: 3
- Week-Long Study Tour: Preference of Tallinn-Helsinki | Riga-Helsinki
- Core Course Week: A three-day study tour in Denmark alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen.
BUILD YOUR OWN CURRICULUM
DIS has over 160 elective courses for you to build your curriculum from after choosing your required core course. You have to opportunity to focus on your major or diversify by selecting any combination of core courses based on your needs. Click here for electives related toPublic Health, Pre-Medicine, Biology, and Biotechnology.