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Masters de spécialisation - Formations de 2ème cycle de spécialisation

Specialized Master in Public Health Methodology:

The objective of this Specialized Master in Public Health Methodology is to provide a large degree of autonomy in the use of public health methods. The programme is addressed to public health professionals, health managers, who work at different levels of the health system, with a view to providing them with a specific skills needed for health system management and development of analytical and specialized approaches to strengthen their action strategies (operational research, health planning, health services research, health strategies and management).

The targeted skills aim at the achievement of an overall objective which is to: "ensure methodological approaches and public health decision-makings, consistent with the needs of people,communities and individuals. " This Specialized Master thus highlights the methodologies of analysis and investigation of major health issues in developing countries and in a global health approach.

It also intends to give to the students a sufficient basis for a systemic understanding of health issues as well as contextual and environmental factors that determine the answers to them. By the variety of teaching methods and by the commitment of teachers and students, this Specialized Master will enable health professionals to specialize in the aspects of the fight against disease and for a better health (epidemiology and biostatistics), organization and policy, systems and health services management (health economics aspects, management, health planning and operational research) as well as the development of social approaches to health and transversal skills such as research methodology, scientific writing and capitalization of public health actions. 

Full informations about that master are available on that link

Programme Details

Information :

  • The MPHM is an inter-university program organized by :
    Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Ecole de Santé Publique (coordinator)
    Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Faculté de Santé Publique
    Université de Mons (UMONS), Faculté Warocqué d'Economie et de Gestion , Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie

  • Location: part time in Erasmus campus (ULB), part time in Woluwe Campus (UCL) and a few days at Mons University.

  • Courses are taught exclusively in English

  • Distribution of the workload: monday till friday from 9 am to 5 pm.
    Courses are compulsory as most of them use a educational approach with a lot of interactions (group exercices...). If you are not available for a 1 year full time programme, possibility to split in 2 years in some specific cases, contact the coordinator for more information.



Catherine VERVERIS

Ecole de Santé publique

Campus Erasme

ULB CP598, route de Lennik 808, 1070 Bruxelles


Christelle SENTERRE

Ecole de Santé publique

Campus Erasme

ULB CP598, route de Lennik 808, 1070 Bruxelles