Master in Science Degree in Public Health Management

 

MSc
DL/FT/Weekends

 

English
2 Years


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The aim of the program is to educate specialists for practical public health management activities, research, pedagogical work, and/or public health doctoral studies. The program is intended for graduates already holding a bachelor’s or master’s degree, who are seeking to broaden their understanding and knowledge in the field of health care management. The program combines intensive, focused coursework with field experience – providing students the opportunity to integrate their academic training with real-world public health practice.
  • Duration: 2 YearS
  • Medium: English
  • Programme of study: Distance learning/Weekends
  • Fees per semester: Ugandans Tuition, UGX 2,400, 000/= per semester

    International Students, USD 1000$, per semester

Course Objective

  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge in the public health sub‐disciplines of biostatistics, epidemiology, health systems and public policy, social and behavioral sciences, and environmental health.
  • Explain the interrelationships between a multitudes of factors that can impact on a public health problem.
  • Review, critique, and evaluate public health reports and research publications.
  • Apply public health concepts, principles, and methodologies obtained through formal course work to actual problems experienced in the community or work environment.

Entry Requirements

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in a health-related discipline such as dentistry, health sciences, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, psychology, public health, or social work and Social Sciences. Your study must have been at a recognized university (or similar institution).

Career opportunities

Practitioners in the field strive to improve the economic, social, and environmental health of communities, as well, by focusing on a broad range of public health issues. Graduates with a public health qualification may find employment in diverse areas within the health sector and are specialties in public health research domain. Career paths may include: public health research; disease surveillance and monitoring; public health management; health planning and policy making at a government level; Community based Organizations; Non-Governmental Organizations and management positions within health care organizations.

Program Structure

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

CODE NAME
COURSE NAME
MPHM1101
Principles of Public Health
MPHM1102
Public Health Systems and Public Health Policies
MPHM1103
Contemporary issues in mental health
MPHM1104
Globalization and Public Health Challenges
MPHM1105
Advanced Research Methods / Applied Epidemiology

Semester 2

CODE
COURSE NAME
MPHM1201
Ethical, Cultural and Behavioural Aspects of Health
MPHM1202
Liaison mental health care
MPHM1203
Medical Anthropology
MPHM1204
Disease Control
MPHM1205
Advanced Data Analysis Methods

Recess Term

CODE
COURSE CONTENT
MPHM1301
Field Attachment/Practicum and Supervision

YEAR TWO

Semester 1

CODE NAME
COURSE NAME
MPHM2201
Evidence, Policy and Global Health
MPHM2202
Dissertation/ Thesis I
ELECTIVES
MPHM2203
Culture and Global Perspectives in Mental Health
MPHM2204
Global Population Health

Semester 2

CODE
COURSE NAME
MPHM2201
Public Health Surveillance
MPHM2202
Dissertation/ Thesis II
ELECTIVES
MPHM2203
Principles of Management in Health Services Organizations
MPHM2204
Social Inequalities and Health
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