The MCH graduates can work in administrative and managerial positions within health care services and in health promotion, education, development, planning and research.

The call for new students is open until 31 March, 2010.

Visit the MCH website, and the University of Oulu Master’s Degrees website for details about the programme and the ongoing call.

Masters Programme in Circumpolar Health and WellbeingThe programme (120 ECTS - 60 North American credit hours) is open for students holding a Bachelor’s degree in the field of health sciences, social sciences or related field of science. In addition, the applicants must have sufficient English language proficiency, proved by a standardized English language test (TOEFL, IELTS etc.).

MCH programme consists of a compulsory on-line course package, elective on-line and on-site studies, an exchange period, and a Master’s Thesis. The unique curriculum outline enables the MCH students to complete a substantial amount of their studies by distance learning.

MCH is established and managed in collaboration by the University of Oulu (Finland), University of Southern Denmark (Denmark), Luleå University of Technology (Sweden), Northern State Medical University (Russia), Pomor State University (Russia), University of Lapland (Finland) and University of Manitoba (Canada). The programme is coordinated by the Centre for Arctic medicine at Thule Institute, University of Oulu.