Introduction of the School of Public Health (SPH),
The University of Tokyo
The purpose pf the professional degree course (professional graduate school), the School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo is to educate highly specialized professionals who could play an instructive role to improve the maintenance, promotion, and recovery as well as the improvement of the quality of life of the wide range of people such as national citizens, local residents, and patients. The course was newly established in 2007.
Portrait of student we seek for
The person who could promote the forefront research which contribute to improve the maintenance, promotion, and recovery as well as the improvement of the quality of life of the wide range of people such as national citizens, local residents, and patients and aim to play an active part as a highly specialized professional to play instructive and practical role in the area of the school of the public health in the future. The person who has a fundamental ability for those.
Graduates of the course will be awarded ：Master of Public Health(MPH).
‘ Epidemiology’, ‘Biostatistics’, ‘Clinical Epidemiology’, ‘Medical Health Economics’, ‘Health Communication’, ‘Mental Health’, ‘Health Sociology’, ‘Geriatric Social Science’, ‘Biomedical Ethics’, ‘Health Policy’, ‘Healthcare Informatics’, ‘Forensic Medicine’ and ‘Medical Law’, ‘Patient Safety & Risk management’, ‘Health Crisis Management’, ‘Environmental Medical Health’, and etc. Degree of the Master of Public Health could be proceeded by earning more than 30 credits from compulsory subjects and optional subjects.
Field to play an active part
Possible career which could be considered for graduates :Public Health doctor who work for Health Care Administration or Health Management at the companies or organizations, Specialists of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical economics evaluation who could carry on a EBM or clinical
trials, Health Care analyzing coordinator who takes part in the evaluation of the field of Health Care or Advocacy, System Administrator of Healthcare Informatics and Medical Engineering who engage in administrative management of Medical Organization or Health Insurance Group.
1-year course is one of a special feature of the course. It is admitted to take an examination of 1-year course for those who have certain practical experience (please apply below chart) . For example, a doctor who has clinical experience for more than 2 years ( including the clinical training) could obtain the degree of Master of Public Health(MPH) by leave of absence from work.