Master of Public Health

Key Facts
COURSE CODEMSc PH
COURSE DURATION1 year
COURSE TYPEPostgraduate programmes
MNQF LEVEL9
ACADEMIC LEVELPostgraduate Programme
LEARNING MODEFull-time or Online
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

General Entry

• A related Bachelor’s Degree OR 

• A related Graduate Diploma at Level 8

 Alternative Entry: 

• 25 years old, completion of a related Level 5 qualification, and 7 years of relevant experience (of which 3.5 years of experience is obtained after completion of a Level 5 qualification), and completion of an MQA approved Pre-Master’s Programme.

        OR

• 25 years old, completion of a related Level 6 qualification, and 6 years of relevant experience (of which 3 years of experience is obtained after completion of a Level 6 qualification), and completion of an MQA approved Pre-Master’s Programme.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Course fee: MVR 3960 per month x 15 months

STRUCTURE

 

Module Name

1. Introduction to Public Health

2. Epidemiology and Disease Control

3. Health Planning and Promotion

4. Health Economics

Exit with Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health

5. Leadership in Public Health

6. Qualitative Research Methods in Health

7. Quantitative Research Methods and Analysis in Health

8. Dissertation

Award  Master of Public Health

 

 

OTHER FACTS / COMMENTS

Upon successful completion of this programme participants will be able to:

Demonstrate competencies and identify population-based public health strategies

Demonstrate substantial understating of the impact variables on the workplace, such as the development of research proposals and reporting on population health needs, and less substantially on their impact on society, such as contributing equitable access to quality services

Apply critical knowledge and skills to plan, organize, and evaluate an effective health programme

Use critical understanding of epidemiologic methodology to identify specific issues in public health, develop hypotheses, and design research to investigate them

Deal with complex ethical and professional issues in public health

FACULTY / CENTRESchool of Health Sciences
AWARDING BODYVilla College

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