of all DIT graduates
will find a job
within 2 months
This postgraduate joint degree programme in Global Public Health is designed to enable you as a graduate of international healthcare to meet modern, multidisciplinary requirements in a globalised, dynamic healthcare system. You will learn how knowledge in Global Public Health is managing and promoting health in addition to preventing illness. The course focuses on public health in industrialized as well as in developing areas of the world, as you will explore major global health problems and their relation to culture, politics, human rights and ethical values.
2 universities - 1 unique degree
You will study at two universities for one unique degree at the forefront of European university integration, organised by our international campus, the European Campus Rottal-Inn together with the Savonia University of Applied Sciences in Finland. Gain direct access to the faculties of two different universities and benefit from the many advantages of studying equally at two top institutions; such as a larger selection of research topics, doubled access to potential employers, and the opportunity to develop your intercultural and language skills.
Topics learnt on campus are explored in more depth during the winter school at the European Campus in charming Lower Bavaria close to the Austrian border, and during the Summer School in Kuopio, Finland where you are surrounded by a wonderful lake area.
On graduation, top students will have gained the theoretical foundation to enable future doctorate studies or work in scientific fields.
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.) awarded together with the Savonia University of Applied Science in Finland
Course specialities: Joint Degree Programme in cooperation between the Deggendorf Institute of Technology and the Savonia University of Applied Science in Finland
Duration: 3 semesters (1.5 years)
Start: October (winter semester)
Location: Online European Campus Rottal-Inn, Pfarrkirchen and online Savonia University of Applied Science. Classes during the semester are taught online, whereas the summer school and winter school are on location.
Course language: English
Fees: No tuition fees, only €62 student services fee per semester
After successfully completing this postgraduate degree, expect to build your career in sectors including:
Overview of the courses (From the Study and Examination Regulations), Weekly Semester Hours (SWS) and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) for the Master's degree in Global Public Health.
|1. Semester||SWS||ECTS||Responsible university|
|Essentials of Global Public Health||4||5||Savonia|
|Digital Health||4||5||DIT, Savonia|
|Sustainable Health Economy||4||5||Savonia|
|WINTER SCHOOL AT THE EUROPEAN CAMPUS|
|Global Puclic Health Law and Ethics||4||5||DIT|
|Epidemiology and Health Data Analytics||4||5||DIT|
|Universal Health Coverage||4||5||DIT, Savonia|
|SUMMER SCHOOL AT SAVONIA UNIVERSITY|
|Research methods and writing skills||4||5|