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Public Health - International Course in Health Development

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

12 months
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17700 EUR/year
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About

The Master in Public Health/International Course in Health Development is an annual 12-month MPH programme organized by Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). 

Overview

This track is designed specifically for those who wish to work at the interface of policy and management, within different health systems contexts.

This Public Health - International Course in Health Development programme from the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is targeted at those who aspire to management positions in the public health. This track in Health Systems Policy and Management is designed specifically for those who wish to work at the interface of policy and management, within different health systems contexts.

Participants can choose from the following two study tracks: Health Systems Policy & Management track and Sexual and Reproductive Health track. 

Public health in a changing environment

  • Health systems in low-and middle-income countries face a wide range of complex challenges. 
  • These challenges include: the inequalities in health and healthcare; the double burden of  communicable and non-communicable diseases; the challenges presented by the unfolding demographic transition; the health needs in fragile environments, and the call for equity.
  • The worlds of international and national health governance and financing are also increasingly complex and interconnected. 
  • Globally, there is also a greater recognition of, and emphasis upon the importance of working in partnerships to provide evidence-based public health solutions for continuously improving the quality and responsiveness of health services

Programme Structure

First trimester: Core modules for all tracks

  • Introduction
  • Epidemiology and statistics
  • Learning and communication skills
  • Social determinants of Health
  • Health systems and policy making
  • Health planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

2 months before start of course (in case the participant needs visa: 3 months!)

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent academic training in either medicine or another field related to health care, such as health sciences, economics, social science or nursing.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience, including managerial responsibilities in health related services in a low resource country and including some experience in public health.
  • Proven proficiency in spoken and written English academic TOEFL or IELTS test. A minimum written TOEFL score of 550, iBT TOEFL score of 80, computer based TOEFL score of 213, or an IELTS academic score of 6.0 is required. 
  • Computer literacy is essential as we use a virtual learning platform in our education programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    17700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Public Health - International Course in Health Development
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