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Public health work: intervention planning and evaluation

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: MPH302 | Sustainability related
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Period: 3 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course focuses on practical application of public health theories and methods.The course contains a theoretical part in which the practical implications of previous courses are discussed, in particular how scientific methods can be used in evaluating targeted public health interventions. Models and methods for project planning are introduced, the basics of intervention research are treated as well as the importance of planning for future health evaluations.In addition, an internship is conducted within a national or international authority or organization under supervision and a report on the experience is produced by the student. Together with the internship supervisor, the student plans to ensure that the assignments agreed upon are met during the internship, together with the theoretical portion, these experiences lead to the achievement of the learning objectives stated in the syllabus.In order to support the process of achieving the learning outcomes, students will receive feedback on their work throughout the course from both teachers and peers.

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Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Qualification for admission to the course requires professional degree/Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in a health science, social science, science, economics, arts or engineering field of education and grade Passed/E in English B/English 6 In addition, the grade pass is needed on MPH211 Public health science: foundations and applications(15 hp), and MPH221 Epidemiology and biostatistics (15 hp) or equivalent. Admission to the course also includes students who have passed the approved courses in MGH101 Global Health Issues in an Interdisciplinary Context (15 credits) and the course MGH201 Governing health and illness in a global perspective (15 credits) or MGH202 Global health economics (15credits).

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 36 000 SEK
First payment: 36 000 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Therese Johansson,
Phone: +46 (0)31 - 786 3653
Phone hours: Monday - Thursday, 13.00 - 14.00
Visiting address Medicinaregatan 3 
Drop in: Tuesday: 14.00 - 16.00


School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Box 463
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Medicinaregatan 18A

Course that is sustainability-focused where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria. The content with a focus on sustainability must also, in accordance with the criteria, constitute the course's main focus

Course that is sustainability-related where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria.

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