M.Sc. in Public Health
Offered by: International Medical University (IMU)
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|Exam Body||Internal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||1 year (full-time) 2 - 6 year (part-time)|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full-time/Part-time/Distance Learning|
|Fees (International Student)||55000/Course|
|Faculty||School of Postgraduate Studies|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Masters Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Medicine & Healthcare|
|Mode of Study||By Coursework|
Do you have a burning desire to contribute to your community by uplifting the quality of health and solve the myriad health problems faced by the population?
IMU’s MSc in Public Health programme enables students to build their standing and profile in academia, industry and in NGOs and is suitable for healthcare practitioners across diverse backgrounds including:
1) Medical doctors
The programme emphasizes research and face-to-face engagement with our experienced faculty. By way of seminars, workshops, discussions and presentations, the teaching methodology contributes immensely to students’ personal development in terms of confidence, know-how and positive attitude.
OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) provides working professionals the flexibility and an opportunity to obtain a MSc in Public Health degree at their own convenience. It allows students to plan and pace their own learning while benefiting from all the teachings and supports that the University has to offer. The programme consists of 80% online teaching and learning sessions and 20% of on campus requirement. The teaching methods include a series of online lectures supplemented by online discussions, forums and assessments. Students will also be assigned a mentor who will be available to answer any questions and provide feedback on their progress. Time will be the ODL student’s most important commitment for this 44 credits master programme.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH (MSC PH) PROGRAM STRUCTURE (MARCH INTAKE)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH (MSC PH) PROGRAM STRUCTURE (SEPTEMBER INTAKE)
The programme is taught in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Kuala Lumpur City Council, non-governmental organisations and other public health-related institutions. Teaching and learning methods vary in line with the objectives of the course and include didactic lectures, guided and independent group exercises, practicals, seminars, workshops and problem-based self-directed learning. Field visits with hands-on experience in observing the public health challenges that are currently faced by the community are an integral part of the course. E-learning approaches are used extensively and include web-based courses, online simulation and virtual mentoring.
FOR OPEN DISTANCE LEARNING (ODL)
A Bachelor’s Degree in the field or related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, as accepted by the University's Senate; or A Bachelor's Degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.