Master of Public Health

16 January 2019
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PUBIC HEALTH (MPH)

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:

  1. Master of Public Health (Epidemiology and Population Health); or
  2. Master of Public Health (Health Promotion and International Health); or
  3. Master 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.

YR SEM Course Code Course Title LH PH CH CU
1 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)
2   I MPH 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)    
 2   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 45 45 3
HPS 8222 Students’ thesis. 15 300 315 6
       
   HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS (HND)    
   2     I HND 8211 Dietary and nutritional assessment, analysis and evaluation. 45 0 45 3
HND 8212 Food service management. 45 0 45 3
HND 8213 The science dietetics. 45 0 45 3
HND 8214 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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