Master

The University of Malaya academic staff is responsible for teaching and research. More than 2,000 academic staff teaches approximately 300 courses each year.

Master of Public Health (MPH)

This programme is designed to train public health practitioners in the broad field of Public Health.It started in 1973 and the first batch graduated in 1974.

The MPH graduate should have the following public health skills:

1.Technically competent in the board field of Public Health
2.Equipped with adequate specialised knowledge and skills in a particular discipline of Public Health
3.Able to exhibit proper leadership and managerial expertise
4.Able to function effectively and efficiently
5.Able to perform the duties at local,district,state and national levels
6.An advocate of Public Health;and
7.Able to carry out research or studies and produce epidemiology reports.


Career Opportunity
-Wellness practitioners involved in all the levels of care which includes promotive,preventive,curative,rehabilitative and palliative care.
-Advancement into leadership positions.
-Practice of public health in health care organizations;hospitals;consulting firms,community health agencies; and state,national and international health agencies.
-Applied research and teaching in the field of public health.
Course Structure
  1. The Master of Public Health programme comprises forty two (42) credit hours namely:

     

    1. Seven (7) core courses each of three (3) credit hours, totalling twenty-one (21) credit hours;

       

    2. One (1) core course that leads to one (1) Research Project of nine (9) credit hours;

    3. six (6) elective courses each of two (2) credit hours, totalling twelve (12) credit hours 

  2. Details of the courses offered are as approved by Senate from time to time on the recommendation of the Faculty and candidates shall be informed of such details at the beginning of each session.

     

  3. The list of courses for the programme of Master of Public Health is provided in List 1 & List 2. 

 

List 1: Core Courses

 

Code

Title

Credit Hours

MQB7001

Research Method

3

MQB7002

Research Project

9

MQB7003

Principles of Family Health

3

MQB7004

Society, Behaviour and Health

3

MQB7005

Principles and Methods of Epidemiology

3

MQB7006

Principles of Biostatistics

3

MQB7029

Principles of Management in Health

3

MQB7034

Environmental Health

3

Total

30

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 

 

 







List 2: Elective Courses

 

Code

Title

Credit Hours

MQB7010

Epidemiology of Diseases in Malaysia

2

MQB7012

Producing Better Evidence

2

MQB7014

Health Economics

2

MQB7015

Law and Health

2

MQB7016

Women, Child and Adolescent Health

2

MQB7026

Public Health Nutrition

2

MQB7027

Qualitative Inquiry in Public Health

2

MQB7028

Health Risk Assessment

2

MQB7030

Comparative Health System

2

MQB7031

Globa Health

2

MQB7032

Primary Health Care

2

MQB7033

Social Determinants of Health

2

MQB7035

Occupational Health

2

MQB7036

Occupational Medicine

2

MQB7037

Medical Surveillance and Fitness for Work

2

 

TOTAL: 12 credit hours

Language Requirement

A non-Malaysian applicant whose degree is from a university or institution of higher learning where the medium of instruction for that degree is not the English language and where the applicant wishes to follow a programme shall be required:

 

  1. To obtain a score of 600 for a paper-based total (PBT); a score of 250 for a computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 100 for an internet-based total (IBT) for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or
  2. To obtain a band of 6 for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Entry Requirement
  • Entry qualification.

 

  1. The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University or an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Senate;

     

    and

     

  2. At least one year of post-registration general medical experience approved by the Senate;

    or

  3. The degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery of the University;
  4. The degrees of Bachelor of Allied Health from University;
  5. A Bachelor's degree of the University with at least a second class honours in a relevant discipline; or
  6. An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate; And
  7. At least one year of relevant work experience in clinical or health
Intake Schedule
Once a year in month of September.
Fees
RM8,018.00 (Local student)
RM14,950.00 (International student)
(Fees above are subjected to amendment by the Management of University Malaya)
Last Update: March 30, 2018

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