Public and Global Health, Master | Tampere University | Tampere, Finland
24 months
10000 GBP/year
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Our Public and Global Health programme at Tampere University  offers a unique opportunity to study both global and public health.

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The effects of global phenomena are transforming the way we work for health at both national and international Global phenomena and global policy decisions affect wellbeing and health across the world, transforming the way we work for health both at national and international levels.

As a student in our Public and Global Health programme at Tampere University , you are equipped with knowledge, skills, and tools to work in the complex setting of contemporary and emerging health challenges. Our interdisciplinary programme in public and global health integrates studies in health sciences and social sciences.

You will acquire a thorough grounding in the core disciplines of public health - epidemiology, health promotion, health policy, health protection and security, health systems, and health economics. In addition, you will grow your knowledge and expertise in global health policy and in understanding the dynamics between multilevel and intersectoral governance and health.

The wide range of courses enable you to gain expertise in your areas of interest, including topics such as social determinants of health, Health in All Policies (HiAP), aging, social protection, health and environment, sustainable food systems and policies, global health governance, pandemics, or Nordic welfare states.

Programme Structure

Study in an international setting:

  • develop a global network of contacts
  • work in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams

Learn to apply your knowledge and skills in practice through:

  • a work placement of 3 months as a part of your programme
  • courses which provide you skills and resonate with real-world challenges

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an applicable bachelor’s degree at a university or a university of applied sciences in Finland
  • a bachelor's degree completed in a university outside Finland which provides eligibility for equivalent University master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded. With a minimum scope of 180 ECTS credits, three to four years of full-time study. From a relevant field for the master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. From a recognised institution of higher education.

Tuition Fee

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    10000 GBP/year
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Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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