Master's Degree in Epidemiology and Public Health *


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Today's society requires innovative responses adapted to the needs and expectations of populations in full global transition. Given this, the employment situation requires very well trained professionals in data analysis methods in health and with a global understanding of health systems.

Definition of the Master in Epidemiology and Public Health

The Master in Epidemiology and Public Health provides skills, knowledge and skills specific to the research activity that find their institutional support in national organizations such as CIBERESP. This program prioritizes a training of excellence in the scientific method, epidemiological and scientific research focused specifically on the field of health.

What makes this Master in Epidemiology and Public Health unique?

  • Addresses communication in emergency situations and non-specialized public.
  • Training in three methodologies: scientific, epidemiological and scientific research.
  • Ethical, deontological aspects and legal implications of the profession.
  • Development of an Epidemiology and Public Health Program.
  • Analysis of real cases.
  • Cloister formed by doctors and active professionals

Professional outings

List of all possible professional opportunities:

  • Health managers.
  • Investigators
  • Health technicians
  • Technicians in prevention of occupational risks.
  • Information analysts.
  • University teachers.
  • Professionals in the method of data analysis in health and health systems.
  • Professionals in the method of management of health systems and promotion / prevention of health processes.

Admission profile

Graduates interested in expanding their knowledge in the field of Epidemiology and Public Health.

You can access this master from the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • Graduates and / or Graduates in Nursing.
  • Graduates in Pharmacy.
  • Graduates in Veterinary.
  • Graduates in Sociology.
  • Graduates in Psychology.

Access Requirements

The requirements of access and admission to the official Master's studies of the International Valencian University are established in accordance with article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, which establishes the organization of official university education.

They will be able to access the official university studies or those belonging to the Master, who meet any of the following requirements:

  1. In order to access official master's degrees, it will be necessary to hold an official university degree in Spain or another one issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area, which authorizes the issuer of the degree to access Master's degrees.
  2. Also, graduates may access according to educational systems outside the European Higher Education Area without the need for homologation of their degrees, after verification by the University that they accredit a level of education equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degrees and that empower in the country issuing the diploma for access to postgraduate education. The access by this way will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title that is in possession of the interested party, nor its recognition for other purposes than that of studying the Master's degree.

The title may have additional specific access requirements, which you can consult on the information page of each of them.

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