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 Program Overview

Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) is a one-year full-time intensive program designed as a mixed mode of coursework and research.


Program Objectives

To produce graduates who are skilled in the field of Public Health, and are able to contribute to academic institutions, health services and government or private medical facilities, laboratory and field research.

To produce graduates who have a good understanding of public health issues, technical skills, attitudes to public health practice and are capable of implementing continuous learning to enhance their career in public health


Career opportunities after graduation

The graduates will have good career opportunities as researchers, academicians, and consultants in any institutions of research and higher education, government and non-government agencies in medical and health sciences and related fields.


Scholarship Opportunities

Students have the opportunity of acquiring the following financial assistance on application

  • Excellent Graduate Assistantship (EGA), a scheme offering RM 1800 & RM 22000 (PhD) monthly stipend
  • Tuition fee Waiver Scheme
  • MyBrain


Program Structure

MSPH is a two-semester program by coursework and dissertation.

Semester 1

  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology                    
  • Principles of Family Health                         
  • Health Policy And Health Care Management       
  • Ethics In Public Health
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Project


Semester 2

  • Occupational Safety And Health
  • Principles of Environmental Health
  • Principles of  Human Nutrition       
  • Behavioural Sciences And Health Promotion
  • Field Attachment                                                     
  • Research Dissertation
  • SDL on One Selected Public Health Area/ Elective*    

     *To select one of the optional courses

  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Communicable Diseases                                                                                                                         


 Entry Requirements