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Public Health (MPH)

University of Malaya

36 months
1655 USD/year
765 USD/year
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This Public Health (MPH) programme at University of Malaya is designed to train public health practitioners in the broad field of Public Health.It started in 1973 and the first batch graduated in 1974.

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The Public Health (MPH) graduate should have the following public health skills:

  • Technically competent in the board field of Public Health
  • Equipped with adequate specialised knowledge and skills in a particular discipline of Public Health
  • Able to exhibit proper leadership and managerial expertise
  • Able to function effectively and efficiently
  • Able to perform the duties at local,district,state and national levels
  • An advocate of Public Health;and
  • Able to carry out research or studies and produce epidemiology reports.

Career Opportunity at University of Malaya

  • Wellness practitioners involved in all the levels of care which includes promotive,preventive,curative,rehabilitative and palliative care.
  • Advancement into leadership positions.
  • Practice of public health in health care organizations;hospitals;consulting firms,community health agencies; and state,national and international health agencies.
  • Applied research and teaching in the field of public health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Methods of Epidemiology
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Proposal Development*
  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Management in Health
  • Principles of Family Health
  • Society, Behaviour and Health
  • Occupational and Environmental Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University or an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Senate;and
  • At least one year of post-registration general medical experience approved by the Senate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4967 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    765 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2297 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • 9,477 RM - Local
  • 20,490 RM - International

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /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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