Core competencies in public health

Andalusian School of Public Health – University of Granada, Spain (57 ECTS)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the academic year, students are able to:

  • Analyse and to interpret health data and to understand the distribution of major determinants of health in populations
  • Critically assess factors that influence health of populations and the practice of public health
  • Identify ways in which changes in social structures, environmental conditions and people behaviours may promote the health of populations
  • Effectively contribute to the management of health services, according to the societal values in place
  • Devise interventions for a healthier and safer society through applying ethical principles to resolve dilemmas arising in public health policy and practice

Compulsory modules

  • Introduction to Public Health: public health systems and policies (8 ECTS)
  • Research methods in public health (17 ECTS)
  • Health services management (17 ECTS)
  • Health promotion (10 ECTS)
  • Thesis preparation (3 ECTS)
  • Optional modules: Advanced Multivariate Regression Analysis, Advanced qualitative methods or Environemental Health (2 ECTS).