Tohoku University, Graduate School of MedicineApplication Information for Master’s Program
International Course of Public Health Science for Human Security” (2-year course) Academic Year 2007


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All the courses are offered in English. A minimum of 30 credits, 26 credits of the Compulsory Courses and a minimum of 4 credits from the Elective Courses, are required for the graduation. The courses offered are as follows:

  1. Compulsory courses: 10 courses (26 credits)
    Subjects of Compulsory Courses : 26 credits
    a) Social Support for the Health of Aging Population (2)
    b) Development Economics (2)
    c) Introduction of Infectious Diseases-Changes of Environment and Infectious Diseases (2)
    d) Communicable disease Outbreak and Response (2)
    e) Disaster Preparedness for Public Health (2)
    f) Environmental Security and Energy Security (2)
    g) Special Lectures on Human Security A (1)
    h) Special Lectures on Human Security B (1)
    i) Consumable Resources and Social Conflicts (2)
    j) Seminars and Master's thesis*1 (10)
    *1 Students must take regular seminars which are provided by their supervisors, and write and defend their Master's dissertation in the 2nd
    year under their supervisor's instruction.

  2. Elective courses*2 : 2 courses (4 or more credits)
    Subjects of Elective courses : more than 4 credits
    *2 Subjects should be selected upon advice from their supervisor
    a) Infectious Disease Epidemiology (2)
    b) Hydro-Environmental Studies (2)
    c) Food Economics (2)
    d) Human Security and Global Society(2)

For detailed information about subjects, please refer to the lecture contents on Application Guideline.
( This is a prearrangement. It might be changed after the enrollment.)