Post Graduate Diploma
in Public Health Management

 

Post-Graduate Diploma
DL/FT/Weekends

 

English
1 Year


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The Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health and Management at Bristol college, Uganda provides the knowledge and skills that address diverse global public health issues. Emphasis is put on the use, development and evaluation of conceptual models, methods of analysis, and practical, effective interventions. The course draws on a wide range of health, epidemiology and social science disciplines. It is interactive, using exercises that build on the personal experience of participants. The course covers promoting health and prevention of diseases; the provision and evaluation of treatment and care; and the investigation and control of environmental threats to health. Applicants come from diverse backgrounds. Many are health professionals working at a service or policy level, while others wish to obtain public health skills that they can apply to their work in development, community services, government, research or teaching.

  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Medium: English
  • Programme of study: Distance learning and Weekends
  • Fees per semester: Ugandans Tuition, UGX 2,400, 000/= per semester

    International Students, USD 1000$, per semester

Course Objective

This course aims to develop:
  • A deeper understanding of public health issues and an academic qualification that will enhance your career development in health-related fields
  • To develop skills in management of public health facets
  • The knowledge and skills to contribute to the health of populations, communities and disadvantaged groups
  • The ability to apply the core disciplines of public health (statistics, epidemiology, health economics and social research) to real world health problems

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. You must have been at a recognized university (or similar institution).

Career opportunities

Graduates with a public health qualification may find employment in diverse areas within the health sector including: 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

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
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