Public Health Programs

Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health prepares students to pursue careers in the public, private, or non-profit sector in areas such as public health, environmental health, health administration, epidemiology, nutrition, biostatistics, or health policy and planning.

 

Program Specification

  • 2 years

  • MBChB / science graduates particularly with Biology, Physics, Medical Social Work, Nutrition and Chemistry / Allied subjects. B.Sc in Social work, B.Sc Nutrition, B.Sc Home Science, B.Sc Pharmacy, BDS, B.Sc Physiotherapy Students

  • Successfully use problem-solving skills to address complex public health problems
  • Effectively and persuasively communicate public health ideas to a target population in written and verbal format using a variety of media
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • Develop expertise in the five areas of public health: social and behavioural sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health services management and policy
  • Analyse determinants of morbidity and mortality
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate small-scale public health interventions
  • Conduct a community needs assessment
  • Act as a resource person in public health
  • Synthesise the tools and principles of public health as applied to a new public health problem

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