The Master degree program in Health Science have a duration of 2 years, oriented to develop a research project. The curriculum covers 1020 hours and 108 credits distributed in 8 courses in the basic area: Basic I: Epidemiology, Basic II: Writing of Scientific Texts, Basic III: Biological Basis of Health and Disease, Basic IV: Social Determinants of Health, Basic V: Analysis of Results, Research Methodology, Bioethics, Statistics Applied to Health Sciences; 4 courses of the disciplinary area according to the Institutional guidelines for research and applying of knowledge (LGAC in Spanish): Health Sciences I, II, III and IV; and 4 courses in the research area: Research Project I, II, III and IV; as well as complementary academic activities that have credits: Attendance at institutional Seminars, Student Mobility Activities and assistance to Academic Events.
The main objective of the master program is the scientific training of human resources in the field of health sciences, with abilities to understand and solve challenges with multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinary scientific research, contributing to the improvement in the well-being of the population abiding by ethical and human principles.
Courses are designed and updated according to the evaluations on university teaching, research and relevance. Curriculum specifies contents and tools. To graduate, students must cover the total credits and submit a written thesis that will be defended publicly before a jury. In addition to covering all the requirements contemplated in the general regulations.