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​Thesis/Master's paper

Students complete an individual, mentored Thesis or Master Paper.


Students in the thesis track collect and analyze data on a relevant public health topic or conduct detailed secondary analyses of an existing database. This track is open to students who achieve above-average grades in the first semester courses. Theses are submitted in writing and defended in an oral examination at the end of the year.

Master Paper

Students who choose this track write a paper on a public health problem which is relevant to their country. The paper may comprise a detailed research project proposal, a program review, or an in-depth analysis of an emerging or existing public health problem.
Master’s papers are submitted in writing and presented at the end of the year.
graduation ceremony
IMPH student receives diploma