The Master of Public Health (MPH) is widely recognised as essential for a career in population health, including health promotion, primary health care, policy formulation, research, and management of health programmes. Many of our graduates occupy key positions in health departments and non-government organisations.
The Public Health program provides preparation for education, research and service in all aspects of public health. The programme includes study in epidemiology, biostatistics, quantitative and qualitative research methods, health promotion, health policy and health services management, as well as many topical public health issues. It is designed to address the continuing education needs of specialists in public health as well as providing an orientation to public health issues and methods for health professionals.
Graduates are equipped with the specialised skills needed for professional practice in public health across a range of contexts including ministries and departments of health, government and non-government and voluntary organisations, primary care and community health care services in both public and private sectors. The programme fosters judgment-ready practitioners who can contribute to improving public health outcomes in specific and diverse settings.
Who should do this degree?
The MPH programme is open to all and is designed for those who are interested in rewarding opportunities in the health sector particularly in public health, health administration, health management and clinical research. This program meets the continuing education needs of specialists in public health as well as providing a general orientation to public health issues and methods for professionals who have previous education and experience relevant to public health and/or health management.
Mode of Delivery
The MPH programme can be undertaken full-time or part-time. The programme is offered internally on campus with face-to-face teaching. We use state of the art technology to give you an interactive classroom experience. If you have a career and a job you do not want to give up, you can still further yourself by studying with us in a flexible way, suited to your busy schedule.