Courses offered on the Master 's Degree Programme in Public Health are available for short-term exchange students (3-9 months) applying through exchange agreements between the University of Eastern Finland and the applicant 's home institution. Please see the course list below.
Public Health- courses for the Exchange Students in 2020-2021
Both Bachelor and Master level students are welcome to take these courses.
*) Please note that some of the courses have prerequisites, especially the courses in Epidemiology and Public Health Nutrition. Check these prerequisites from the course descriptions in WebOodi: https://weboodi.uef.fi
**) Please note that the updated course description will be published on 1.8.2020.
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|Autumn 2020 |
|4455907 Foundations of Public Health||5 ECTS|
|4455908 Global and Local Public Health Issues||5 ECTS|
|4455032 Health Promotion, Introduction to Theory and Practice||2 ECTS|
|4455053 Epidemiology I||2 ECTS|
|4455057 Biostatistics I||3 ECTS|
|4455607 Principles of Nutrition||5 ECTS|
|4455501 Results and Experiences of Community Intervention Programs||2 ECTS|
|4455302 Public Health in Humanitarian Crises |
(Maximum of 15 exchange students will be accepted to this course)
|4455403 Public Health Nutrition*||5 ECTS|
|4455047 Infectious Disease Epidemiology*||3 ECTS|
|4455208 Meta-Analysis and systematic review*||1 ECTS|
|4455407 Advanced Health Policy||3 ECTS|
|4457809 Health Culture and Society 2||2 ECTS|
|Spring 2021 |
|4455045 Genetic Epidemiology *||2 ECTS|
|4455301 Health Care Systems||2 ECTS|
|4455022 Public Health Journal Club||2 ECTS|
|4455041 Evidence Based Health Care||2 ECTS|
|4455056 Qualitative Research||3 ECTS|
|4455909 Health, Culture and Society I||2 ECTS|
|4455049 Social Epidemiology*||3 ECTS|
|4455042 Nutritional Epidemiology*||3 ECTS|
|4455602 Nutrition in Life Cycle*||5 ECTS|
|4455035 Introduction to Health Policy and Management||2 ECTS|
|4455606 Food and Culture*||2 ECTS|
|4455408 Ethics and Health||3 ECTS|
|4455609 Health Economics and Public Health||3 ECTS|
|4455700 Occupational Health||5 ECTS|
|4455036 Public Health and Vulnerable Groups||3 ECTS|
|4455410 Health Policy and Systems Research||5 ECTS|
|4455033 Public Health Challenges in Asia||5 ECTS|
|5 ECTS |
For more information on applying please see; How to apply as an exchange student. It is not possible to apply after the deadline.
Study guidance is integrated into the orientation studies provided during the first few days, and the guidance is available throughout your course. At the beginning of the exchange period, you will recheck and complete your Learning Agreement (personal study plan) together with your coordinator. In addition to the major studies, your personal study plan may involve multidisciplinary, optional courses or study modules from the curricula offered by other faculties and departments according to your personal interests.
The coordinator for exchange students is Annika Männikkö, annika.mannikko(at)uef.fi.