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Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #501 (QS) ,
Students will be able to meet the future needs of our national construction, adapt to the advancement of science and technology, grasp the basic theory and professional knowledge of their own subject; understand the technological status quo and development trend of their own subject, master the advanced technology method to solve Public Health project issues.


Public Health and Preventive Medicine is one of the key disciplines of Program 985 and Project 211 in Southeast University. We insisted on cooperating with professors of multidisciplinary and medical-engineering cooperation for establishing new technologies and new methods in order to solve the major issues of public health and preventive medicine. We aim at cultivating high-level composite talents for Preventive Medicine. The discipline of Public Health and Preventive Medicine ranked ninth in the national evaluation of First Class Disciplines in 2008. 

At present, the discipline offers Ph. D program of first class disciplines, post-doctoral station, key first class disciplines of Jiangsu province, key laboratory of environmental medicine engineering of Ministry of Education and Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Biomaterials and Devices. Among 44 teachers, 80% of them had doctoral degrees, 61% of them had overseas research experience and 65% of them are professors or associate professors. In addition, some foreign famous scholars were awarded visiting professors. The faculty members of the school have managed a group of national level research projects, including the key national projects, 863 programs, 973 programs, and national science-technology support projects. The total number of research funds in the past three years was 54.33 million yuan. The faculty has published 216 academic papers which cited by SCI, EI, authorized 14 invention patents, and rewarded 6 scientific and technological awards of government.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Chinese Culture
  • Chinese
  • Biostatistics
  • Advanced Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health
  • Public health policy and management
  • Public Health in China
  • Integrating data dealing skills in computer
  • Case study in Public Health
  • Health Economics
  • Health Education and Health Promotion
  • Research Methods and Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The minimum total credits requirements are 40 credits, among them at least 20 credits for degree courses, at least 8 credits for non-degree courses, and 12 credits for social practice.
  • All courses are normally required to be completed within 1 year.
  • Degree courses are subject to this course plan, elective courses can be chosen from “Graduate Courses Catalog”.
  • Social practice.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Nanjing

  • 4700 - 8000 CNY/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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