Public Health Sciences

Place of Study: Russia
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Application Deadline: 04 August 2024
Admission Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with excellent/good grades in public health, economics, social sciences, biological sciences, biostatistics, statistics, mathematics or medical degree, CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English
Tuition Fee: 429,000 rubles per year

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Program description

The Public Health Sciences is the first program in Russia for training interdisciplinary specialists who are able to conduct and initiate research in the field of health sciences.

The program includes courses by leading experts in the field. Experts from the world’s leading research centers will work with students as supervisors and scientific consultants, which should expand the prospects of students to find future jobs. Opportunities to participate in research projects within ITMO University and other research centers is also a definite advantage.

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Career prospects

Graduates of the program will become well-qualified specialists who can apply evidence-based approaches and will be able to influence the quality of research in the fields of life sciences, health, and medicine both in Russia and abroad. Industry demand for competent experts is very high and the graduates should be able to apply their acquired knowledge and skills in practice. They can pursue their careers as academic researchers, medical and population data analysts, project managers in the field of healthcare, community managers in the healthcare sector, researchers in medicine and health sciences, as well as CRAs (clinical research associates).

We expect graduates to be in demand in:

  • Scientific groups of a wide profile
  • International organizations in the field of health and medicine
  • Clinics and hospitals
  • NGOs and Foundations
  • CRO (clinical research organizations)
  • Biotechnology companies and the pharmaceutical industry


  • European University at St. Petersburg;
  • Scandinavia Clinic in St. Petersburg;
  • NMRC of Oncology named after N.N.Petrov;
  • Almazov National Medical Research Centre;
  • Lahta Clinic;
  • Ilyinskaya hospital.

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