Advanced level

Advanced level

Every autumn term is the start of our "Master's programme in public health sciences: Societal and individual perspectives” (120 ECTS). This multidisciplinary programme provides a broad overview of the field of public health research, both in the past and the present. Students will gain a deeper understanding of individual health outcomes and the distribution of health at the population level, determinants of health across the life course, as well as public health-related policy and practice. Qualitative and quantitative methods will be utilized and practiced throughout the programme.


Online learning until November 2nd, 2020

Due to the current situation with the corona pandemic, all teaching at the Department of Public Health Sciences will be held online during the 1st period of the fall term 2020, from August 31 until November 2, (study part A and B, week 36 to 44) .

Q&A on the coronavirus for newly admitted students

Information for international students who have applied to Stockholm University through and have been admitted for studies commencing in autumn 2020.
The FAQ will be updated when there are new regulations and directives from the Swedish Government and when new decisions are taken by the University, so please check back regularly for updates.
Please note that not all questions can be answered at this time.

Master's programme in public health sciences: Societal and individual perspectives, 120 credits

Welcome to our new Master's Programme in Public Health Sciences: Societal and Individual Perspectives (PHSIP) that starts in September 2020. Application deadline: January 15, 2020.

Accepted to the Master's programme for the autumn term 2020?

If you have confirmed your place at the Master's programme in public health sciences: Societal and individual perspectives, 120 ECTS for the autumn term 2020 (confirmed by May 1st), you need to register online during the period of August 17th-31st, 2020.

Scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute

The Swedish Institute (SI), a government agency, offers full scholarships for international students from certain countries coming to Sweden to study a master's programme. Read more about the scholarship, eligibility and how to apply at the Swedish Institute’s website.

Education in Public Health Sciences
Accepted to the Master's programme 2020?


Director of Studies
Basic and advanced levels

Ylva B Almquist
+46 (0)8 674 79 69

Coordinator, master's programme
Sol Juarez

Study counsellor
Anna Nyström
+46(0)8 16 14 25

Study administrator
Linda Rämö
+46 (0)8 674 75 61