Through this program, you will gain a Northern European perspective on salient aspects of public health such as prevention, health promotion, and quality improvement. You will examine the challenges of health delivery, prioritization, and health economics.
- Access to real-life and current debates within the Danish healthcare system by designing a research question in a semester-long project in collaboration with a Danish public healthcare institution
- Understand what determines the priority setting for healthcare provision and the relationship between the many players involved in policy making and provision of health services
- Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to compare insights from the analysis of contrasting national healthcare 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 healthcare 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 Western Denmark alongside a two-day seminar in Copenhagen.
BUILD YOUR OWN CURRICULUM
DIS has over 190 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 courses based on your needs. Click here for electives related to biology, and biomedicine/biotechnology, pre-medicine/health science, and public health.