Cavendish Uganda

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.

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Cavendish Uganda

Course Overview

Career objective

  • 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

Programme structure

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
MBA715 Finance for Managers
MPH715 Fundamentals of Public Health
MPH716 Demography and Population Dynamics
MPH713 Biostatistics
MPH714 Epidemiology
YEAR ISEMESTER II
MPH725 Family and Reproductive Health
MPH721 Infectious and Non-infectious Diseases Control
MPH722 Environmental and Occupational Health
MPH726 Health Promotion
MPH727 Monitoring and Evaluation for Health
YEAR IISEMESTER I
MPH810 Health services management
MPH815 Public Health Nutrition
MPH812 Health Research Methodology
MPH813 Health Policy Planning and Analysis
MPH814 Health in Disaster and Emergency Situations
YEAR IISEMESTER II
MPH820 Dissertation

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