24 months
24502 USD/year
24502 USD/year
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Open to healthcare professionals, the Master of Science in Public Health from Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University provides an academically challenging and stimulating study of public health. It covers the five core areas of public health, which are epidemiology, biostatistics, behavioral sciences, environmental health and healthcare management within a local contex


This Master of Science in Public Health from Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University provides you with a range of knowledge, subject-specific expertise, specialized skills within a powerful global network. Offered by the School of Health and Environmental Studies, the MSc in Public Health program prepares health professionals to design, develop, implement, and evaluate programs that have an impact on the health of the community as well as global health. 

The program is accredited by the Ministry of Education, UAE.  It provides health professionals with a broad spectrum of skills and knowledge important for effective health professionals working in different healthcare settings. 

Program Goals

  • Develop learners to be exemplary professionals who are able to integrate and apply public health knowledge and perform its functions 
  • Develop an innovative program that integrates five core areas of public health with elective courses and research skills to match learner’s interests in public health 
  • Improve cultural competences, analytic skills and abilities of the learners to help them to face challenging issues in public health practice 
  • Provide learners with opportunities for integration and practical application of the learned competencies through practicum, seminars, and other innovative educational, research and service activities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Care Systems
  • Health Care Management
  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology and Global Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology of Infectious and non-Infectious Diseases
  • Foundation of Public Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Certification
  • Official Transcript
  • TOEFL or IELTS score report
  • 4 photographs
  • Passport copy
  • Emirates ID
  • Equivalency certificate for foreign Bachelor Certification issued from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24502 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24502 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 90,000 (AED)

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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