12 months
3924 USD/year
3924 USD/year
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This Master of Public Health (MPH) programme from University of Mauritius aims to provide an in-depth knowledge of public health. 


The Master of Public Health degree from University of Mauritius is designed for students who intend to pursue careers in public health practice, management and/or research at local, national and/or supranational levels. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

On completion of this programme, learners will be expected to:

  • apply the essential principles of modern bio-statistical methods;
  • use quantitative and qualitative skills in public health practice
  • develop skills in the design, analysis, interpretation and critical appraisal of epidemiological and health services research;
  • apply research methods to selected areas of epidemiology and/or health intervention evaluation; 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General management theory and practice for public health professionals
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Methods for health services research and services improvement
  • Health improvement
  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Global health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • o at least a Second Class or 50%, whichever is applicable or
  • o a GPA not less than 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, from a recognized higher education institution Medically Qualified Applicants: MBBS, MBChB or equivalent; 

OR alternative qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius 

  • Medically Qualified Applicants: MBBS, MBChB or equivalent;
  • Non-Medically Qualified Applicants: An Upper Second Class degree or equivalent or a BDS degree and two years of experience in public health, health promotion, health administration, occupational and environmental health experience, clinical research or other health- related fields.
  • OR alternative qualifications acceptable to the University of Mauritius
  • Suitable candidates should have a strong academic record with adequate quantitative skills and a background in medicine, health sciences, biological sciences or environmental sciences. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3924 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3924 USD per year during 12 months.
  • 180,000 Mauritian Rupees. 

Living costs for Moka

17300 - 22800 MUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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