2020 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Public Health in Disasters (EMJMDPHID)
Deadline: December 31, 2019.
The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Public Health in Disasters (EMJMDPHID) is a joint university educational programme organized by the Unit for Research in Emergency and Disaster of the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain), the Centre for Research on Health Care in Disasters of the Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) and the Department of Primary Care and Population Health of the University of Nicosia (Cyprus) designed to deliver high quality education and training in the field of Public Health in disaster situations. The Programme is sponsored by the European Union and also involves associated universities and institutions around the world.
1. To be eligible for the EMJMDPHID master programme the applicant must be holder of a recognized primary degree in areas related to Health, Management and Administration or Social Sciences (a minimum of three years’ study at a university and of a minimum of 180 ECTS, or equivalent according to the regulations in the country of origin and to the European regulations).
2. The applicant academic record will preferably include studies in the following topics:
- Basic concepts in public health and epidemiological methods
- Introduction and basic principles in health sociology, psychology or economics
- Law and bioethics
- Special topics in public health and population sciences
- General approaches in public health, health promotion and health systems
- Principles of statistics
- General and financial management
- Environmental health
3. Applicants must have a good command in English. Applicants must prove a C1 English level (IELTS (minimum score of 6.0 with at least 5.0 point in each section); TOEFL (paper based) at least 575 points with 4.0 in the writing section; TOEFL (IBT) 79 points with at least 17 points in every section). Candidates from English speaking countries must provide an official letter from their University from which they graduated attesting that English is the media of instruction, to be assessed by Academic Committee.
1. Contribution to travel and installation costs
2. Contribution to subsistence costs (for both programme and partner country scholarship holders)
3. Covers Full Tuition
A complete application consists of:
- Personal information about the applicant – family name, name, date of birth, place of birth, nationality (2), address, sex, recent identity photo;
- Passport copy, as proof of nationality
- Diploma and transcripts (diploma supplement or list of the subjects taken during the study and correspondent marks) of their previous studies fulfilling the EMJMDPHID admission criteria. The diploma and transcripts must be original, certified documents, scanned and attached to the online application form. Applicants must provide a calculation of the average mark of the university degree that may grant them access to the Master course. Marks must be translated to a 0 to 100 scale using the adequate proportionality.
- Syllabus or description of the courses taken in the fields of Health, Logistics, Sociology and those courses required by Belgian regulations for students of UCL study track
- English language certificate to prove proficiency as stated in the EMJMDPHID admission criteria, as stated in section 7.1
- Other language certificates in foreign languages
- Motivation letter – this letter should present the applicant’s motivation to enrol the Master course, preferred study track and mobility, the competencies and skills he / she would like to achieve, future perspectives and aspirations after the Master course, etc.
- CV with information about relevant experience and professional training. The list of past work placements should be well documented. The CV must specify the position held, main responsibilities and how long it lasted. Documentation of relevant courses, workshops, seminars etc can also be included.
- Letter of reference – minimum 2 letters, preferably one letter from an academic viewpoint and one from an employer. Reference letters must be written in English and must be signed / stamped.
- Certificate of residence. The place of residence should be verified on the basis of the provision of:
- A residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate’s municipality normal registration rules;
- A certificate from the candidate’s place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question.