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Basis of Education Competence Standards Structure of Studies Development of Expertise Methods and implementation Course Table

TYGL21SY Master's Degree Programme in Global Public Health

Competence Standards

The Master's degree corresponds to level 7 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework) of reference. (EQF framework)
Competence means wide individual professional capability: know how, skills, attitude and potential to work. The content of studies and methods of studying are planned in order to provide students with general and core competences needed in the special but wide field of global public health.
The master programme fits for persons who work in global public health area. The competence objectives are presented in a table form.

Master in degree programme in Global Public Health has European Qualification Framework (NQF) level 7.

Master degree programme of Global Public Health profile is composed of following competences

The Master’s Programme is based on combination of management, leadership, modern working ways in advanced global public health environments, especially both in Human Security and One Health framework. The core disciplines of public health, such as advanced health promotion and prevention, sustainable health policy, and epidemiology, are studied. Students develop their expertise in global dynamics studying topics including elements e.g inequalities, migration, disasters, climate change. The studies will be realized in close connection with working life. The learning process in Master Programme is built on a concept called OIS. The letters stand for Open Innovation Space. The concept combines worklife-oriented learning and research and development activities supporting it. The focus is on creation and deepening of the connections between students and working life so that it is possible for every student to become familiar with the jobs and tasks in a particular field.

Field specific competences: Master of Global Health degree programme’s competences of expertise


We reserve the right to make changes to the curriculum due to the need to update the content being studied.