Program Details

At a Glance

Faculty : Faculty of Health Science
Department : Faculty of Health Science
Program : Master of Public Health
Duration : 1-2 Years (3 - 6 Semesters)
Total Credit : 51 (1year & 1year 8 month) and 70 (2 years MPH)
Academic System : Open Credit Hours System

 

Course structure:

A) Dissertation Mode:

Course type

No of courses

Credit hours

Core courses

               6             

18

Elective & Major area

7

20

Practicum/Internship

1

3

Dissertation

1

10

Total

15

51

 

B) Non-Dissertation Mode:

Course type

No of courses

Credit hours

Core courses

6

18

Elective & Major area

7

20

Practicum/Internship

1

3

Directed courses

3

10

Total

17

51

 

Sl no

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

Core Courses

 

 

MPH 5101

 

 

Epidemiology-I

 

 

3

1

2

MPH 5102

Public Health Administration & Management

3

3

MPH 5207

Biostatistics- I

3

4

MPH 5208

Research Methodology

3

5

MPH 5211

Environmental Health

3

6

MPH 6347

Public Health Information, Education & Communication

3

Elective courses

 

3

1

MPH-5106

Demography & population dynamics

3

2

MPH 5212

Epidemiology-II

3

3

MPH 5215

Principles of Hospital Management

3

4

MPH 5216

Public Health Nutrition

3

5

MPH-6320

Hospital resources planning & management

 

6

MPH 6321

Human resources development & management

 

7

MPH 6322

Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases

3

8

MPH 6339

Clinical Nutrition

3

9

MPH 6340

Community Dentistry & Epidemiology of Dental Diseases

 

10

MPH 6341

Public health aspect of HIV/AIDS

3

11

MPH 6345

Practicum/Internship

 

12

MPH 6349

Health Management & Information System

3

13

MPH 6350

Reproductive Health

3

14

MPH 6351

Maternal & Child Health

3

15

MPH 6352

Health education & Health promotion

 

16

MPH 6353

Biostatistics-II

3

17

MPH 6355

Adolescent Health

3

18

MPH 6356

Clinical Epidemiology

3

19

MPH 6360

Public Health aspects of Nutritional deficiency

3

20

MPH 6365

Maternal & Child Nutrition

3

21

MPH 6374    

Behavior Change Communication

3

22

MPH 6376

Seminar in Directed Course

 

4

23

MPH 6346

Dissertation

10

         

 

Major Areas:

Epidemiology

Hospital Management

Reproductive Health

Public Health Nutrition

 

Entry Requirements

 

  1. Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent professional degree in alternate medicine, dentistry (BDS) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) from any recognized national and overseas university with at least two years of practical exposure in the professional field. The doctor must have to be registered with Bangladesh medical and Dental Council/ National Registration Authority.
  1. Four-year undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a grade point average of 2.5 or more on a scale of 4.0 in social sciences, anthropology and economics,
  1. Three-year bachelor degree with honors, with at least a second class in social sciences, anthropology and psychology
  1. Master degree in a health related subject or in any social science and science subjects with an experience of working in health related fields
  1. A two years’ graduation in nursing from any recognized university after duly completed four years registered nursing course from government recognized institutes. Students other than medical graduated may be required to appear before Examination Committee to prove their understanding about human health and diseases. They may require taking additional preparatory courses at Northern University Bangladesh even after qualifying the test.

 

The candidate must qualify in an admission application consisting of a statement containing the perspective and goal of the candidate in the field of public health as well as undergo an interview. An entrance exam designed to measure basic writing, numeric and logical skills need to be attended.

 

Lab Facility

Department of Public Health provides laboratory facility for the students to provide them practical knowledge on the theoretical knowledge achieved. The laboratory well equipped to render practical knowledge on environmental health, anthropology, occupational safety and nutrition.  

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