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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(12 m) 12 month(s)
Course Tuition Fees:
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Placing

Area:
Not provided
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time, Part Time
Awarding University:
MAHSA University and Anglia Ruskin University U.K

MSc in Public Health

  Institution: MAHSA University

Field Of Study:
Health, Medicine & Welfare
Level Of Study:
Postgraduate
Course Subject:
Public Health
Course Intake:

Programme Description

The MAHSA University Postgraduate Programs offers a postgraduate course in Public Health. This is a dual degree program affiliated with the Anglia Ruskin University, Faculty of Health and Social Care at Chelmsrord, Cambridge, Fulbourn and Peterborough, UK.

MAHSA is determined to produce knowledgeable and competent Master of Science Public Health graduates who can function effectively in various public and private healthcare providing sectors. We aim to develop graduates who are capable of adapting to the global changes and current development which inculcate important values including leadership, social responsibility, scholarly, community involvement, ethical values and professionalism.

In order to achieve the above mission statements, MAHSA University is:

  • To implement a planned curriculum based on student’s entry qualification and learning capabilities.
  • To use the service of academic staff that are professional, dedicated and committed.
  • To implement the curriculum that has been accredited by the MQA.
  • To create conducive learning and teaching environments to increase the intellectual and social growth of students.
  • To produce competent graduates in their field of studies.

The types of knowledge, skills and competencies that underline these developments include:

  • Inter-professional/interagency working
  • Leadership and change management skills
  • Accountability
  • Ethical decision-making and its application to practice
  • Critical reflection on professional practice
  • Knowledge generation to inform and extend practice
  • Consultancy
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Shared interprofessional / multidisciplinary learning

Awarding body: MAHSA University and Anglia Ruskin University U.K

Program Outline

 

Name   of the award (as in the scroll to be awarded) : MSc,   Public Health
MQF   level : MASTERS   LEVEL
Credit   value : 40   CREDIT HOURS
Type  of award (e.g., single major, double major, etc.) : SINGLE
Field   of study : Public   Health
Language   of instruction : ENGLISH
Mode   of study (e.g., full-time/part-time.) : FULL   TIME AND PART TIME
Mode   of delivery (lecture/tutorial/lab/field work/studio, etc.) : COMBINATION OF LECTURES, TUTORIALS,   ASSIGNMENTS AND RESEARCH
Method   of delivery (Conventional/Distance learning, etc.) : CONVENTIONAL

Full-time

Part-time

Long Semester

Short   Semester

Long   Semester

Short   Semester

No. of Weeks

14

 7

14

7

No. of Semesters

2

1

4

2

No. of Months

12

24

No Trimester /Year   Offered Name   and Code of Course / Module Classification   (Major /Minor/Elective/ Audit) Credit   Value
1 Tri 1 / Year 1 Essential Issues in   Public Health Policy (DL430009S)

Major

30

2 Tri 1 / Year 1 Epidemiological   Research Methods (DL430070S)

Major

30

3 Tri 2 / Year 1 Communicable and   Non-Communicable Disease Management (DL430071S)

Major

30

4 Tri 2 / Year 1 Major Project (DL460999D) I

Major

30

5 Tri 3 / Year 1 Management of Primary Health Care   (DL430078S)

Major

30

6 Tri 3 / Year 1 Major Project (DL460999D) II

Major

30

TOTAL         150

Entry Requirements

Possess a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification; or a professional qualification from a recognized organization. (It is intended for people in all sectors, health, local government, voluntary organisations and the wider community who wish to development their skills and knowledge for effective public health practice and tackling inequalities in health.)

Language Requirement: English

Foreign candidates are required to:
Have at least IELTS Band 6 or TOEFL 550 if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction or Pass an English proficiency test approved by the University.

Career Prospects

 The Master of Science Public Health is based on the framework which is designed to respond to the common requirement across all sectors within the health, social care and welfare arena for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  The need for CPD, along with developments in career structures and inter-professional working in health, welfare and social care practice settings, has created a demand for formal and responsive education at higher degree level. Staff from a wide variety of settings and professions requires the opportunity to develop and advance their knowledge, skills and professional practice. Maintaining the currency of knowledge and skills is seen as a central element of quality within services.

Source :MAHSA University.