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Academics

The CPH currently provides a Bachelor’s degree program (Department of Public Health), 6 master’s degree programs (Institute of Health Policy and Management, Institute of Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Health, one newly founded Institute of Health Behaviors and Community Sciences, and one MPH degree program), and 4 doctoral degree programs (four institutes). The curricula of each degree program is designed based on the five core competencies of public health, including Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Biostatistics, Health Services Administration, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Environmental Health Sciences. Moreover, as a whole, the education of CPH can be divided into three main disciplines: “Health Policy and Management,” “Environmental and Occupational Health,” and “Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine.” Starting in 2012, one more option in area of concentration for undergraduate students is Global Health, which requires students to learn second foreign language and spend at least one period of time in foreign countries either as exchange students or conducting an internship. Using this framework, appropriate curricula can be planned for each area of expertise. As illustrated in Fig. 5, for both undergraduate and graduate programs, their subject areas share common cores but with different depths and emphasis on specialty.




Please make reference of the curriculum maps to understand the core competences of each academics (http://coph.ntu.edu.tw/academics/curriculum).