Programs Offered

One-year full time Master's degree program offered in International Masters in Public Health, where students will study all required courses, some elective courses, field studies and thesis writing.

Program Duration and Medium of Instruction

  • A one year – full time Master's degree program
  • Academic year from September , 2020 till July, 2021
  • Courses all taught in English 

Course Design and Credit Requirements:

The full time Masters Course is broken down into four parts. All taught parts of both required and elective are taken over in two semesters combined with field studies and thesis writing.

Each part is composed of an introduction and presentation of selective subjects. Leading professors and researchers in the field of health science and management science from both Tsinghua and its partnering institutions.

During one-year study duration, students are required to obtain at least 30 credits in total for the master's degree. The content of IMPH is listed below:

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • Epidemiology                                                    3credits
  • Healthcare Management                                 3 credits
  • Global Health Governance                              3credits
  • Health Communication                                   3credits

Selective Courses (not less than 12 credits)

  • Environmental Health                                     3 credits
  • Health laws and Economics                            3 credits
  • Health Statistics
  • International Development                                3 credits
  • Chinese Culture and Society                              2 credits
  • Social and Behavioral Research Method           2 credits
  • Intermediate Chinese                                          2 credits
  • Nutrition and Food Science                                2 credits

Language Course (required 2 credits)

  • Elementary Chinese                                            2 credits

Field Study and Thesis Writing (required, 4 credits)

  • · Public Health Practice                                     3 credits
  • · Thesis Writing and Presentation                    01 credit