The Programme lasts for two years and covers four semesters. Courses studied within the 1st semester are focused on the acquisition of basic knowledge about public health and its determinants, demography, biostatistics, management, health promotion and health education within the frameworks of core modules. In addition, students master skills in research practice and research work.
Within the 2nd semester, students continue to get acquainted with the problems of public health and its determinants, management, health promotion and health education.
In addition, the curriculum includes the study of information technology required for information processing and working with databases, epidemiology which complements knowledge of the methodology of scientific research and prevention, project and process analysis as core modules. The research work started in the 1st semester is continued.
The 3rd semester includes inquiry of healthcare organization within the framework of core modules. Within the 3rd semester, master students continue their research work, and get involved into professional practice.
The 4th semester is entirely devoted to research work and integrating experience (project practice and pre-diploma practice), as well as preparation and defence of their master's theses).
The program is structured in a way that students learn curriculum disciplines consistently, and by the 4th semester they fully acquire the skills in methodology of public health research for independent planning and implementation of research.