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Master of Public Health



Doctors save lives, but they can’t do it without administrative support. They need skilled leaders that can design policies and implement strategies which benefit patients as well as medics. They need Public Health experts to do the hard work of managing medicine so that doctors can focus on healing.

The MSc. Public Health is a multi-disciplinary Programme which builds competence to work in the fields of preventive medicine. It equips students with diagnostic skills in community health, measuring health outcomes, preventing and controlling diseases , policy formulation, marketing, behavioural change, resource allocation, monitoring and evaluation.


Course Overview

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
MBA715Finance for Managers
MPH715Fundamentals of Public Health
MPH716Demography and Population Dynamics
MPH713Biostatistics
MPH714Epidemiology
YEAR ISEMESTER II
MPH725Family and Reproductive Health
MPH721Infectious and Non-infectious Diseases Control
MPH722Environmental and Occupational Health
MPH726Health Promotion
MPH727Monitoring and Evaluation for Health
YEAR IISEMESTER I
MPH810Health services management
MPH815Public Health Nutrition
MPH812Health Research Methodology
MPH813Health Policy Planning and Analysis
MPH814Health in Disaster and Emergency Situations
YEAR IISEMESTER II
MPH820Dissertation
  • To provide skills and competencies for diagnosing Community health problems, designing sustainable health programs and managing public Health challenges.
  • To equip students with research skills
  • To build competence in health monitoring
  • To build capacity for students to design programs that address Public Health challenges
  • To equip students with the skills necessary to identify the most prevalent global diseases and explore Control measures

Distance Learning Study Mode

Our Distance Learning platform provides a flexible, accessible and cost-effective mode of learning as an alternative to traditional classroom-based learning. This mode of study is suitable for those who have difficulty attending traditional classes for various reasons. It gives one the opportunity to study away from the classroom without interrupting their day to day activities.

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Campus-based Study Mode

As one of the most innovative academic institutions in Uganda, we’re renowned for our accredited programmes, quality education and student-centred way of doing business that creates responsible, educated, employable and entrepreneurial citizens (REEE).

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