What is Public Health?
Public health as a medical discipline is engaged in the development and organization of various activities related to the improvement of society health condition.
Why study Public Health?
In simple words - doctors help sick people to become healthy again. Public Health specialists help people to prevent illnesses and epidemics, which sounds pretty much impressive. Public Health career is a great choice for initiative and compassionate people, who wish to connect their lives with medicine but cannot choose a regular medical specialization because of, for example, intolerance to the sight of blood or other causes.
A degree in Public Health is also a great boost for those who wish to continue their education in social sciences.
The list of transferrable skills you can receive from a degree in Public Health include background in medical ethics, organization and presentation abilities, teamwork, project management, time-management, oral and written communication skills, IT and computer skills.
Entry requirements for Public Health applicants
Those who wish to apply for an undergraduate study program in Public Health (or related areas) should hold excellent grades in Biology and sometimes Social Sciences and/or Chemistry. Applicants should also demonstrate passion for the chosen discipline with their motivation letters.
Since all study programs in Public Health which can be found on our website are taught in English, applicants need also to demonstrate an appropriate language fluency level in case of their native language is other from English.
Those who wish to study Public Health abroad need also to meet the specific requirements for international applicants from the chosen country and learn about student visa. However, sometimes universities help successful applicants with getting the visa.
Curriculum of Public Health study programs consists of lectures, seminars and practical lessons. Students undertake courses related to Biology and Human Medicine, such as Health and Behavior, Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition and Health, social science courses and courses related to data sciences. Study programs in Public Health may include an internship in private or government institutions. Students work on their research project during the final year and present it as their dissertation, they also need to pass the final exams. Those who completed an undergraduate study program in Public Health receive a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree.