10 MEDICAL STUDIES
10.3. PUBLIC HEALTH
Study programmes include topics such as Health Care | Physical Therapy | Laboratory Technologies
About the programmes
There are several concentrations to choose from including bio statistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health education and communication, health law, industrial hygiene, international health and development, maternal and child health, nutrition, social and behavioral sciences, and toxicology.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars and personal tutorials, practical session, guest speakers. This is all arranged in correlation with lectures/ professors. You will also spend a significant amount of time in doing personal study.
Lectures are given in Bosnian/ Croatian/Serbian. Mentorship and paper work can be given in English. You have to check with the Faculty coordinator for the opportunity to follow lectures in foreign language.
Assessment is by courseware, classroom tests and examinations. Group learning, teamwork, individual work and communication skills are assessed through design group studies and reports as well as presentations. Practical work is also a part of the examinations.
Degree and qualifications
The first cycle lasts 4 years of study (total of 240 ECTS) in order to obtain the degree of Bachelor.
The second cycle lasts 1 years of study (total of 60 ECTS) and leads to a Master degree.
After graduating from the Faculty of Health Studies, graduates stay in the health services industry, promoting awareness of health issues to individuals and the community, encouraging healthy lifestyles. Jobs directly related to the degree are nursing, therapists, social worker, medical sales representative or further education lecturer.
Programmes are taught at:
FACULTY OF HEALTH STUDIES
Address: Bolnička 25, 71000 Sarajevo
Phone: +387 33 569 800
Fax: +387 33 569 825
Ass. Prof. dr. Jasmina Mahmutović, Head of IRO