Ongoing Defense Session at Amoud University School of Posgraduate Studies & Research, Hargeisa Campus, January 2018

Ongoing Defense Session at Amoud University School of Posgraduate Studies & Research, Hargeisa Campus, January 2018

The master of public health programme shall be offered in three (3) tracks. A student will select one (1) track at the end of semester two of year one.

A student shall either take:
i. Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology and Population Health); or
ii. Masters of Public Health  (Health Promotion and International Health); or
iii. Masters of Public Health  (Nutrition and Dietetics).
Courses are designated as Core [C], Specializing Tract (ST). Core courses are offered to all students while ‘ST’ courses are only offered to students in the Specializing Tract. The courses that shall be covered in the Master of Public Health each year by semesters, and their credit weights are summarized below.

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH)
Year Semester Course Code Course Title

Lecture Hours (L H)

Practical Hours (P H) Contact Hours (C H) Credit Units (C U)
I I MPH 8111 Foundations and principles of public health 45 0 45 3
MPH 8112 Introduction to public health epidemiology 45 0 45 3
MPH 8113 Scholarly skills and academic writing 15 120 125 3
MPH 8114 Research methods in public health 45 0 45 3
MPH 8115 Public health nutritional and food science 45 0 45 3
 
II MPH 8121 Environmental and occupational health and safety 45 0 45 3
MPH 8122 Control of communicable and non communicable diseases 45 0 45 3
MPH 8123 Planning and management of public health projects 45 0 45 3
MPH 8124 Biostatistics 45 0 45 3
MPH 8125 Community nutrition in public health 45 0 45 3
 
III MPH 8131 Internship/practicum 8 96 104 4
 
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND POPULATION HEALTH (EPH)
II    I    EPH 8211 Epidemiology and control of communicable diseases  45 0  45 3
EPH 8212 Epidemiology and control of non-communicable diseases   45  0  45  3
EPH 8213 Disease surveillance and outbreaks investigations  45  0  45  3
EPH 8214 Health issues of populations (changing demography)  45  0  45  3
 
II EPH 8221 Humanitarian/refugee health and international health 45 0 45 3
EPH 8222 Student’s thesis 15 300 315 6
 
HEALTH PROMOTION AND HEALTH SERVICES DELIVERY (HPS)
II I HPS 8211 Health promotion theory, principles, communication and practice 45 0 45 3
HPS 8212 Health education and health behaviour 45 0 45 3
HPS 8213 Health psychology and counseling in public health 45 0 45 3
HPS 8214 Health informatics and health systems management 45 0 45 3
             
II HPS 8221 Health economics 45 0 45 3
HPS 8222 Students’ thesis 15 300 315 6
 
HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS  (HND)
II I HND 8211 Dietary and nutritional assessment, analysis and evaluation 45 0 45 3
HND 8211 Food service management 45 0 45 3
HND 8211 The science dietetics 45 0 45 3
HND 8211 Community nutrition in public health 45 0 45 3
 
II HND 8211 Medical nutrition 45 0 45 3
HND 8211 Students’ thesis 15 300 315 6
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