Traineeship in public health sciences, 7.5 ECTS

Second level

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With guidance, the student takes part of the work at an organisation, public authority, university department, company or other workplace doing work or research related to public health issues. The aim of the traineeship course is to provide stude…

With guidance, the student takes part of the work at an organisation, public authority, university department, company or other workplace doing work or research related to public health issues. The aim of the traineeship course is to provide students with work experience within the field of public health sciences. The aim is moreover to give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and competencies in public health, as well as to increase the understanding of how work or research within the area of public health sciences can be carried out.

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Area of interests: Human, Social and Political Sciences, and Law

Are you interested in human beings and society? How we function individually and together, what drives us, our learning processes, how rules and laws have been established, and how we interact with each other? If that is the case we have a lot to …

Are you interested in human beings and society? How we function individually and together, what drives us, our learning processes, how rules and laws have been established, and how we interact with each other? If that is the case we have a lot to offer. This area of interest covers anything from Pedagogy, Psychology and Gender Studies, to Statistics, Political Science, Law and many other subjects. Their common denominator is the relation between human beings and society, independent analytical thinking and often an international perspective.

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Subject

Public Health Sciences

Public health science is a multidisciplinary subject focusing on the relation between society and health. These relations are studied on both societal, group and individual level, but relations between these levels are also central. Public health science focus on links between macro and micro, where the endpoints consists of the structure of society and individual biological processes, as well as processes over the life cycle.

CHESS (Centre for Health Equity Studies) provide the Master programme “Population health: Societal and individual perspectives” 120 ECTS. With a basis in current international research, the Master programme provide a broad knowledge in Public health and a deepend understanding for how health is related to individual characteristics and the structuring of society. From a life course perspective and with a focus on international health the programme deals with the whole chain from biological processes to welfare policy, where connections to inequality in health is put forward.

Public Health Sciences