Master Public Health (M.Sc.)SUCCESS IN A MULTIDISCIPLINARY WAY.
Study Public Health in a multi- and interdisciplinary way and make the practice of promoting health and preventing disease your life's work. With your Master of Science in Public Health.
YOUR PUBLIC HEALTH STUDIES - GLOBAL AND SUCCESSFUL.
Do you want to face global challenges and develop international strategies to improve the health of the population? Then you should be able to think your way into the respective health systems and prepare yourself optimally for various changes in order to remain able to act at all times. With the customisable modules of the Master's programme in Public Health, you will not only deepen your knowledge. You also open up attractive career opportunities in the global health market.
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CAREER PROSPECTS? THE BEST!
With your Master of Public Health, your career will be secured and many doors on the international market will open to you. You will be able to master challenges in the field of global health and to analyse and evaluate the population-related health situation on the basis of theoretical foundations of the public health disciplines, including epidemiology, health policy, social medicine and health economics. The need for public health experts is extremely high, both in Germany and internationally, due to the increased importance of prevention and health promotion in recent years. For example, you may become:
Choose how you would like to study Public Health at IU
Flexible, versatile, practical: you can complete your Master’s degree in Public Health 100% online as an IU distance learning programme and remain independent at all times. Early bird or night owl? No matter which learning type you belong to, your IU study programme is tailored to your individual needs. Thanks to the innovative learning app IU Learn and the online campus myCampus, you can study independently around the clock. In addition, you have a unique mix of digital tools, virtual live formats and an interactive online community at your disposal. So that you always stay on the move and can incorporate your Master's degree into your everyday life regardless of location.
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Why you should study Public Health
With a Master's degree, you can not only expand, deepen and specialise your knowledge in a specific subject area. In the course of your IU studies, you will also be taught more in-depth content, methodologies and skills, which many employers regard as an additional professional qualification. In many professions, a Master's degree is a prerequisite for a career or an academic career. In addition to significantly more attractive career opportunities, possible experience abroad and valuable contacts in the business world, you can usually also expect a significantly better starting salary. This means that an internationally recognised Master's degree offers you a whole repertoire of advantages that you could be denied with a pure Bachelor's degree.
Your IU studies in Public Health
The Master's programme in Public Health at the IU International University of Applied Sciences provides you with a variety of practice-oriented content and focuses particularly on an international perspective. In the elective area, you can choose between Work and Health, Digitalisation in Medicine and Care or Health Communication. Modules such as Gender, Participation and Health, Innovation in Pharma and Medical Technology or Health Policy are also available. While the areas of Health Management, Leadership and Intercultural Management as well as Recruitment and Retention in Medicine and Nursing prepare you for your future role as a manager.
A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation
The Coronavirus pandemic has put the importance of Health in the global spotlight. Since then, intelligent strategies in the health sector have become more important than ever. Accordingly, there is a great need for Public Health Experts for professional Prevention and Health Promotion - both in Germany and internationally. After your Master's degree, you will be able to master challenges in the field of global health and to analyse and evaluate the population-related health situation on the basis of theoretical principles. As a graduate with a Master's degree in Public Health, you can expect a wide variety of tasks in many different areas - whether as a Programme Manager in an advisory capacity for a Federal Ministry, a Senior Associate in the field of Health or as an employee in the Health Department.
The most important questions about studying Public Health
You can complete your Master's degree in Public Health completely online and at your own pace. This means that you are always independent of time and place, so that you can devote yourself entirely to self-determined learning. Our online campus and the IU Learn app not only provide you with interactive online courses. An innovative mix of digital learning tools even makes it possible for you to take your exams online at a location of your choice.
Depending on your personal or professional situation, you can design your Master's programme with maximum flexibility. Not only can you easily extend your studies if necessary. You can also choose from various time models with different durations, so that you can balance your job, private life and IU studies at any time. As a rule, you will have your Master's degree in your pocket after 12, 18 or 24 months at the latest.
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