Are you curious to know why patients with a certain illness get different treatments in different hospitals? Want to make a contribution to protecting children from unhealthy food and drinks – hence, obesity? These are the types of questions addressed by the specialisation in Innovation in Public Health. It focuses on the quality of public services and involves healthcare at a societal level. You will investigate and analyse global health-related challenges and find ways to develop the right policies for tackling them. This specialisation in Innovation in Public Health the Master's in Health Sciences may be just what you’re looking for.
You will learn everything about public healthcare and how to improve it. Naturally, the government plays an important role in maintaining or improving public health, but public healthcare is much more than a government task. It requires close collaboration between private and public organisations, and knowing how to use knowledge from other sectors for the benefit of medical care. You will deepen your knowledge, while at the same time learning how to apply it in practice.
After obtaining your Master’s degree with this specialisation you will soon find a job as a policy maker with a national or local governmental organisation.
Health economic modeling
Stakeholder preference elicitation and decision support
Public health innovations
PH: Dynamics in policy, law and regulation
Health economics: Maximizing societal welfare
Quarter 3 + 4