MPH Programme Outline

The Master of Public Health programme is a coursework programme in which the credit hour for the research component comprises less than thirty (30) percent of the whole programme of study. After completion of the relevant programme of study specified in this Schedule, a candidate shall be eligible for the award of the Master of Public Health degree.

Structure of programme

The medium of instruction for this course is English and candidates are required to complete their assignments, reports, tests and examination in English. The candidate will follow a program of in-house instruction in General Public Health.

The Master of Public Health programme comprises forty-two (42) credit hours namely:

  • seven core courses each of three credit hours, totalling twenty-one (21) credit hours;
  • one core course of nine (9) credit hours;
  • six elective courses each of two credit hours, totalling twelve (12) credit hours

Course Outline

Core Courses (3 credits)

MQB7001 - RESEARCH METHOD (RM)
MQB7003– PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY HEALTH (FH)
MQB7004 –SOCIETY, BEHAVIOUR AND HEALTH (SBH)
MQB7005 PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY (Epi)
MQB7006 – PRINCIPLES OF BIOSTATISTICS (STATS)
MQB7029 – PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH (Mgt)
MQB7034 –ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (EH)

Core Courses (9 credits)

MQB7002 – RESEARCH PROJECT (RP)

Elective Courses (2 credits)

MQB7010 – EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DISEASES IN MALAYSIA (EDiM)
MQB7012 – PRODUCING BETTER EVIDENCE (PBE)
MQB7014 –HEALTH ECONOMICS (HE)
MQB7015 –LAW AND HEALTH (L&H)
MQB 7016 – WOMEN, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH (WCAH)
MQB7026– PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION (PHN)
MQB7027 – QUALITATIVE INQUIRY IN PUBLIC HEALTH (QIiPH)
MQB7028 – HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT (HRA)
MQB7033 –SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH (SDH)
MQB7035 –OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH (OH)
MQB7036 – OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (OM)
MQB7037 – MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE AND FITNESS FOR WORK (MSFW)