Preventive medicine is the science probing into the influences of social, psychological, environmental, and genetical factors on human health and diseases from the aspect of mass population, thus to prevent disease, control its development and promote health. It is an interdisciplinary study, which involves management, economics, and law etc.
This 7-year program offers straight study for bachelor’s and master’s degrees, aiming to train qualified professionals who are well developed morally, intellectually and physically.
The main courses are: general courses, basic medical courses, clinical medicine courses (including clinical practice) and specialty courses (Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Basic Toxicology, Occupational and Environmental Health Science, Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Adolescent Health and Maternal and Child Health, Health Management, Health Law, Social Medicine, etc.)
In the last two years of this program, students will take on the secondary disciplines, finalize their research projects and finish thesis writing for Master’s Degree. The secondary disciplines include: Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Nutritional and Food Hygiene, Adolescent Health and Maternal and Child Health, Toxicology, Social Medicine and Health Management.
Students who complete the required courses and pass all the examinations will be awarded with Diploma of Master; those who meet the degree awarding requirements will be conferred with Master’s Degree.
After graduation, students can pursue their Doctoral Degree or a career in public health institutions, or undertake teaching, research and management in related fields.