MSc in Vector Biology and Control

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Program Description

MSc in Vector Biology and Control

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

This program will guide you through the acquisition of a matrix of skills acquired from seven modules including knowledge of the major vectors and vector-borne diseases in relevance to the region; skills to conduct entomological surveillance and operational research; knowledge on the principles of epidemiological investigations of vector-borne diseases; skills in disease control program management; skills to develop vector control strategies based on the principles of IVM; and, skills to facilitate and train others, and effectively document and disseminate information on entomology and vector control.

Program Objectives:

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify vector-borne disease problems in relation to the general health situation.
  • Plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate vector control programs based on integrated vector management (IVM) approaches in accordance with the prevailing epidemiological, social, and economic condition

Program Duration:

2 years

Who can Attend?

Students who hold an M.Sc. degree in medical sciences, health sciences, economics, health economics, or management or an M.D. degree can apply for this program.


For any applicant to be admitted to Tehran University of Medical Sciences, he or she must meet certain admission criteria. These standards have been set in place in order to ensure that the quality and performance of the TUMS student population remains high and sticks to a trend of growth year by year. This university is a major institute of higher education in Asia and is turning into a significant academic and scientific center in the global landscape of higher education. As a result, we opt to admit students of notable academic performance and a motivation to achieve excellence in their own fields.

Carefully read the requirements which apply to your status, i.e. whether you intend to study in the undergraduate level or the graduate level, and make sure you can meet these admission criteria.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 22, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept., 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept., 2017
Iran Tehran
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price - 3000 USD / year