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Master of Public Health

This two-year flagship programme at the School of Public Health is coordinated by the Department of Health Policy Planning and Management. Run under a semester system, the programme has sixteen core courses and nine electives to select from.

MPH core courses

These are compulsory courses that each trainee enrolled onto the MPH programme must take. They are:

i)            MPH 7134 Public Health, its Determinants and Health Promotion (4 CU)

ii)           MPH 7102 Applied Epidemiology I (3CU)

iii)          MPH 7103 Applied Biostatistics I (3CU)

iv)          MPH 7135 Health Systems Leadership and Management(3CU)

v)           MPH 7136 Sexual and Reproductive Health (3 CU)

vi)         MPH 7235 Disease Control (4CU)

vii)          MPH 7236 Public Health Surveillance (2CU)

viii)         SPH   7201 Environmental and Occupational Health (3 CU)

ix)           MPH 7203 Research Methods (4CU)

x)            MPH 7237 Public Health Ethics and Law (3CU)

xi)           MPH 8201 Applied Epidemiology II (3CU)

xii)          MPH 8202 Applied Biostatistics II (3CU)

xiii)         MPH 7104 Field study I ( (3CU)

xiv)         MPH 7205 Field Study II ( (3CU)

xv)          SPH 8101 Seminar Series (2CU)

xvi)         SPH 8202 Dissertation (9CU)

All these core courses shall be offered during the 2-year duration of the programme

MPH elective courses

On top of the core courses the trainee will be required to choose two electives to fulfil the credit unit requirement. Trainees may take any two courses of their choice from those listed. A total of at least 6 CUs must be accumulated through such elective courses. The choice of the elective course(s) may be from any of the disciplines as offered under the MakSPH departments, namely:

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

i) SPH 8104 Interventional Epidemiology

ii) HSR 8201 Health Database Organisation and Analysis

Department of Health Policy Planning & Management

i) SPH 8106 Monitoring and Evaluation

ii) MPH 8134 Health Economics

iii)MPH 8135  Health Policy  Analysis  and Implementation

Department of Community Health & Behavioural Sciences

i) MPH 8136 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

ii) MPH 8137Adolescent Health

Department of Disease Control & Environmental Health

i) SPH 8117 Chronic Consequences of Trauma, Injury and Disability

ii) SPH 8119 Interventions for Trauma Injury and Disability

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