The Master 1 Public Health: Social Sciences and Management is jointly offered by EHESP, the Université de Rennes 1 and Rennes 2 University.


The Master Social Sciences and Management in the Public Health option comprises 5 specialisms in the field of “sciences, technologies, and health” taught at the Faculty of Medicine at Rennes 1 at EHESP:

More generally, the social sciences and management master aims to build competences among future health professionals and managers practicing in the health system in terms of collective action, co-ordination and public health missions.


Place : Rennes
Duration : September to June
Teaching language : French
ECTS : 60 per year (30-ECTS course for medicine sector students)

Career Openings

  • Project Co-ordinator
  • Project Leader
  • Medical Co-ordinator
  • Health professional exercising responsibilities

Places of work:

  • Service providers in the field of health
  • Public health bodies (WHO, INVS, ORS, etc.)
  • Regional health agencies (ARS)
  • Consultancy companies
  • Local authorities
  • Voluntary sector organisations


Health professionals increasingly find themselves working within complex organisations and public action programmes which demand of them a thorough understanding of their environment.
The Master 1 in Public Health: Social Sciences and Management lays the groundwork for the acquisition of competences in analysing work contexts, in mastering the various tools (legal, economic, etc.) necessary both to the exercise of their duties and to the exercise of public health missions (health promotion, programmes targeting specific populations, etc.).

The Master 1 in Public Health: Social Sciences and Management is also aimed at students seeking to work in the health-related territorial domain, on the co-ordination of health programmes or networks, in leadership of public health actions.

Entry requirements


  • Students in healthcare disciplines: from PCEM2
  • Students coming from scientific, economic, legal and social sciences backgrounds: after successful completion of a licence 3


Doctor, director, executive, carer, educator, psychologist and any professional who want to move towards public health, already a license holder.


Applications for 2022-2023 academic year are closed.

Foreign students

You want to begin or continue your higher education in France, and you live in a country using the Campus France/CEF online procedure? Follow the 2 steps



Blanche Le Bihan, Professor and researcher at EHESP School of Public Health


Céline Lefebvre
T. : +33 (0) 2 99 02 28 74 – Cé

Admission Office

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Modified on 17 June 2022