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The Executive Masters in Public Health (Ex. MPH) course is a strategy driven course formulated with the aim of creating leaders with cutting edge skills in research and public health.
Purpose of the course: To equip participants to gain public health expertise in their corresponding specialties and to establish leadership in research.
No. of Seats: 30
Duration of the course: To be completed within 2 years (extension can be given upto 1 year)
Total duration of the course is 2 years with a total of 100 credits. There will be regular classes held weekly on fixed days. On other days, assignments and field activities will be conducted.
Date of Commencement : TBD
Didactic sessions, Seminars, Journal clubs & Assignments
Consists of 4 core suites & 1 Add on suite
There will be a total of 100 credits with, 60 credits for the 5 suites & 40 credits for dissertation which needs to be published in a PubMed or Scopus indexed journal.
|Core Suite||Name of the Core Suite||Credits|
|Core Suite I||Epidemiology||12|
|Core Suite II||Applied Biostatistics & Demography||12|
|Core Suite III||Nutrition, Environment, Occupational Health & Population Science||12|
|Core Suite IV||Health Care, Health System Management & Health Economics||12|
|Core Suite V (Add on suite)||Cross cutting topics in Public Health practice||12|
I. Basic epidemiology includes principles of epidemiology, quantitative epidemiology, and epidemiology of infectious & non-infectious diseases. Various research methodologies such as descriptive studies, case control studies, randomized controlled trials etc. Qualitative epidemiological studies & Critical Analysis of Published Epidemiological Studies Design and execution of surveys with public health importance will be dealt with.
II. Applied Biostatistics & Demography includes methods in Biostatistics & research methodology, advanced Bio-statistics & Advanced special topics, Analysis Concepts and methods in infectious disease & non-infectious disease, Statistical methods and SPSS applications. Also includes vital statistics and demography.
III. Nutrition, Environment, Occupational Health & Population Science includes Environmental and occupational epidemiology & Environmental Health and human ecology, Pollution & Waste management, Environmental safety, Medical entomology and Principles and Relevance of Industrial and occupational health, hospital and health care management.
IV. Health Care, Health System Management & Health Economics includes Health planning, Policy making & analysis, Implementation, Monitoring & evaluation, Health system analysis, Operational research.
Add on Suite (To select any one topic of interest)
V. Cross cutting topics in public health practice inclusive of project management, evidence informed decision making, health economics, public health nutrition , quality assurance.
Assignment completion- There will be 4 Sets of Assignments in each of the suites, accounting to a total of 20 assignments. All assignments need to be successfully completed before appearing for the examination.
Open book examinations by the end of each year requiring a 50% to pass.
Attendance requirement will be as per university norms.
MPH degree certificate will be provided only after the research paper has been Published in a PubMed/Scopus indexed journal or after the submission of the acceptance letter for publication.
The selection for admission will be based on academic qualifications and personal interview.
Candidates should submit applications by online only
Rs.1500/- (One Thousand Five Hundred Only) per online registration
Annual Course Fees – Executive Master of Public Health (Ex. MPH) – 2021
|Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) MERIT||Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) MANAGEMENT||Annual Tuition Fees (in US$) NRI|
NB: **All fees are subject to change/revision as per the UGC guidelines (if applicable)
|Commencement of Online Registration||June 9, 2021 (Wednesday)|
|Last Date of Online Registration||August 29, 2021 (Sunday)|
|Date of Personal Interview||Will be updated soon|
For any course related enquiries
Dr. Beena K. V.
Head of Public Health department
For Admission & Other Enquiries
Admission Office, Nalanda Building – 2nd Floor,
AIMS Ponekkara P.O,
0484 – 2858383
0484 – 2858349