First HPP course review: Introduction to Planning and Program Development

This is the first year that the Masters in Public Health Sciences has offered two streams, epidemiology and the new health promotion and prevention (HPP) stream. During the first semester both streams were together for all classes and “Introduction to Planning and Program Development” was the first course (ever!) only for the HPP stream. The… Read More First HPP course review: Introduction to Planning and Program Development

Course review: Collecting and Organizing Epidemiological Data

This course primarily focused on the practical skills we will use in public health. This was a very exciting course because it was the first assignment that brought together all the concepts and technical skills we learnt so far in the program to a research topic of our interest.  Overall, I think this course was… Read More Course review: Collecting and Organizing Epidemiological Data

My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!

Hello everyone! So, here comes my more #professional insight into what a KI student (or any other motivated young individual with an ongoing/recently completed higher education) can do in order to increase your chances of being successful on the job market in the future. Yes, you probably guessed it right. I will be talking about… Read More My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!

Methods for Studying the Distribution of Health: A Course review

This is the second course in our first semester and it is 7,5 credits, just like the previous one. I really loved it as it had a lot of lectures and practical lessons. Oh, and shouldn’t forget that our course coordinator made it super structured and logical. Lectures The lectures were of half of our… Read More Methods for Studying the Distribution of Health: A Course review

Introduction to Public Health Sciences: course review

Hej! We have started our education at Karolinska Institutet and here are some of my reflections. The first course in the Master’s Programme of Public Health – Epidemiology was Introduction to Public Health Sciences. We are 32 people from 17 countries and we all arrived at KI with different backgrounds. It is quite complicated to… Read More Introduction to Public Health Sciences: course review

Spoilt for choice: how to pick a thesis

Everywhere you look on campus at the moment, you can find second year Global Master’s students rushing to meetings and looking ever so slightly stressed. You might ask, why? Well, it’s because in just under a week all students need to have submitted their thesis proposals. Thesis proposals are incredibly important, as they outline just… Read More Spoilt for choice: how to pick a thesis

Oops, I did it again! Coming back to Stockholm for a Master’s in Public Health

So here I am standing on the hill, looking at the City Hall of the most incredible capital in the world. There are 26 years behind me, and I guess every step I made became a line in my CV for Karolinska Institutet. But let me start from the beginning. My name is Aleksandra and… Read More Oops, I did it again! Coming back to Stockholm for a Master’s in Public Health

Calling all women contributing to global health in Sweden…!

‘What activities are available to Global Master’s students outside of the classroom?’ I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked this question by prospective applicants. I can sympathise with this, as the availability of extra-curricular opportunities was one of the biggest factors in my decision to apply to KI. The good news is… Read More Calling all women contributing to global health in Sweden…!