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United Arab Emirates University

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The Public Health program from United Arab Emirates University is designed to meet the development needs of professionals working in the field of public health or related fields such as occupational health, environmental health, primary care or health promotion.

Overview

The Public Health program from United Arab Emirates University is appropriate for those working in health and social care organizations, including health authorities, government departments and health service providers such as hospitals and clinics. 

The course will also be appropriate for those who wish to pursue a career in academic public health or to learn more about epidemiology and statistics for research or health service evaluation. The program is part-time. The program is modular with teaching taking place during intensive courses 0830-1700 Wednesday-Saturday.

Program Objectives

  • History and philosophy of public health as well as its core values, concepts, functions, and leadership roles.
  • Population health concepts, and the processes, approaches, and interventions that identify and address the major health-related needs and concerns of populations.
  • Concepts, methods, and tools of public health data collection, analysis and interpretation, and the evidence-based reasoning and informatics approaches that are essential to public health practice.
  • Biological, environmental, socio-economic, behavioral, cultural, and other factors that impact human health, influence the global and societal burden of disease, and contribute to health disparities.
  • Identification and pursuit of opportunities for promoting health and preventing disease across the lifespan and for enhancing public health preparedness.
  • Characteristics and organizational structures of selected health care systems.
  • Legal, ethical, economic, and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy.
  • Public health-specific communication and social marketing, including technical and professional writing.
  • The cultural context of public health issues.
  • Globalization and sustainable development and their relationship to population health.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Use advanced concepts, methods, and tools of public health data collection, analysis and interpretation.
  • Identify and address the major health-related needs and concerns of populations using population health concepts and methods
  • Analyze the biological, environmental, socio-economic, behavioral, cultural, and other factors that impact human health.
  • Use effective communication and strategies for promoting health and preventing disease across the lifespan.
  • Compare the characteristics and organizational structures of health care systems in selected countries.
  • Explain the legal, ethical, economic, and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Public Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiological Methods
  • Health Care Evaluation and Needs Assessment
  • Public Health Management
  • Health Protection

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Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in all undergraduate work;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; and
  • A score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic exam or equivalent, for all disciplines delivered predominantly in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14212 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 418 EUR per credit
  • National

    14212 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 418 EUR per credit

1800 Fee per Credit Hour (AED) 

Funding

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