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Career opportunities

With a Master’s degree in Public Health Science you will be qualified to work with assignments within areas like:

  • Health planning
  • Health administration and analysis
  • Development
  • Planning
  • Consultancy
  • Teaching and doing research in relation to disease prevention and health promotion

You will have many exciting job opportunities

Examples of potential jobs may be health related service-, management-, and planning assignments within public and private institutions, companies, and organisations.

Potential jobs can be found in national and regional agencies and institutions as well as agencies and institutions of large municipalities - e.g. the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Ministry of Labour and their agencies, hospital and health managements together with social and health planning departments in counties and municipalities.

In addition, students can apply for jobs in national and international organisations dealing with prevention and combating of disease - e.g. WHO, the EU, Red Cross, the OECD and the World Bank.

Students with a degree in Public Health Science can find jobs in large patient organisations such as the Danish Cancer Society, the Danish Heart Foundation and large national and international sports organisations.

Masters of Science in Public Health with qualifications in the field of public health in general and health promotion in particular are expected to become involved in personnel administration and human resource development as well as project initiatives and project management – duties which have become more and more frequent in the public as well as in the private sector.

Finally, students can apply for jobs within research and teaching at universities and institutions of higher education and teaching within social and health educations.

Last Updated 01.04.2019