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 (40) credit hours namely:

(a) seven core courses each of three credit hours, totaling twenty-one (21) credit hours;

(b) one core course of four(4) credit hours;

(c) five elective courses each of three credit hours, totaling fifteen (15) credit hours;or
  

(d) three elective courses each of three credit hours,totaling nine (9) credit hours and one elective course that leads to a Research Paper of six (6) 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

MOGB6107

Principles and Methods of Epidemiology

3

MOGB6108

Research Methodology

3

MOGB6280

Research Proposal Development*

4

MOGB6109

Principles of Biostatistics

3

MOGB6110

Management in Health

3

MOGB6105

Principles of Family Health

3

MOGB6106

Society, Behaviour and Health

3

MOGR6107

Occupational and Environmental Health

3

TOTAL

25

* Pre-requisite: MOGB6108 Research Methodology

List 2: Elective Courses 

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

MOGB6301

Epidemiology of Diseases in Malaysia

3

MOGB6302

Analysis of Rates and Proportions

3

MOGB6303

Producing Better Evidence

3

MOGB6304

Advanced Concepts of Biostatistics

3

MOGB6480

Research Paper*

6

MOGB6305

Health Economics

3

MOGB6306

Law and Health

3

MOGB6307

Women, Child and Adolescent Health

3

MOGB6308

Women’s Health

3

MOGB6309

Child and Adolescent Health

3

MOGB6310

Men’s Health

3

MOGB6311

Elderly Health

3

MOGB6312

Mental Health

3

MOGB6313

Medical Demography

3

MOGB6314

Sexual and Reproductive Health

3

MOGB6315

Behavioural Sciences

3

MOGB6316

Health Promotion

3

MOGB6317

Occupational Medicine

3

MOGB6318

Medical Surveillance and Fitness for Work

3

MOGR6301

Essentials in Public Health

3

MOGR6302

Public Health Nutrition

3

MOGR6303

Qualitative Inquiry in Public Health

3

MOGR6304

Health Risk Assessment

3

and any other courses approved by the Faculty

 *Pre – requisite: MOGB6108 Research Methodology

                                                                                                     Total: 15 credit hours
Note:
Elective courses offered in each semester may vary from semester to semester.

Entry Requirement

(1) Entry qualifications

(a) The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University or an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Senate;and
(b) 
At least one year of post-registration general medical experience approved by the Senate.

(2) Other requirements
Satisfies the Department in the Faculty responsible for the candidate’s programme of study in an Entrance Evaluation recognised by the Faculty.
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: July 18, 2017

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