There is in Denmark an increasing demand that people with health science degrees be admitted to further academic education and PhD programmes.
Health science competences are in high demand among professionals in the health sector, especially regarding positions in teaching and management as well as project and developmental positions are.
The Master programme in health science at the Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Southern Denmark in Odense aspires to meet these demands by presenting new angles on issues of health and diseases to be used for the development of health welfare in Denmark.
The Master's degree programme gives right to the title Cand. Scient. San (candidatus/candidata scientiarum sanitas). The English title is Master of Health Science.