Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control, Master | An-Najah National University | Nablus, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
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Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control

24 months
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An-Najah National University's Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control program will provide the healthcare professionals from both, public and private sectors  with the needed knowledge and skills to help in achieving MoH goals and WHO sustainable developmental goals for the region.


General Objectives

To develop a theoretical-practical learning, so that the healthcare professionals enrolled in this program obtains on the one hand, a thorough knowledge in the field of infectious diseases, and on the other hand to develop the skills necessary to establish an adequate screening, surveillance, diagnosis and treatment allowing you to carry out a care work with total safety. The Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control program is offered by An-Najah National University.

Career Outcomes

  • Medical and para-medical staff responsible of infection prevention and control in health care settings at all levels (primary care, clinics, hospitals) including doctors and nurses.
  • Infection preventionist consultants
  • Health managers and policy makers at different levels
  • Medical Quality and Safety managers
  • Preventive medicine staff at primary care, governmental and non-governmental hospitals.
  • Medical staff in borders
  • Specialists in infectious diseases in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Microbiologists in hospitals and primary care centers or private centers.
  • Pharmacists and pharmacist doctors working at primary care, hospitals, private sector (industry).
  • Laboratory technicians working at primary care, hospitals, private sector (industry).
  • Teaching health centers: universities and other centers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacology of Antimicrobials
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Immunization and Vaccination
  • Travel Medicine
  • Emerging Microbes and Diseases

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective applicant should have a Bachelor degree from An-Najah National University or its equivalent from a Faculty or university credited by An-Najah National University.
  • A Placement Test for the major he/she is applying to.
  • Prospective applicant should be willing to meet with the Supervising Committee for a personal interview if the Specialised Department Council recommends that.
  • Earning a competitive GPA, is a matter usually determined and computed by the Specialized Department by the following formula: An applicant’s Bachelor’s GPA counts 70% and the applicant’s results on the Skills / Placement Exam and personal interview counts 30%.
  • An original or official transcript or copy of certified from both the university from which the applicant graduated and the Palestinian ministry of higher learning.
  • A certificate of work experience, if available.
  • Two recommendation Letters from faculty members or professionals.
  • Personal photo

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Nablus

1790 - 2357 ILS /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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