Public Health

University Putra Malaysia

12 months
6500 EUR/year
4252 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The world today is facing with challenging health threats consisting of a variety of emerging and remerging diseases. Public Health Medicine at the University Putra Malaysia is a discipline of preventing disease and promoting health through the organised efforts and informed choices of society, organisations, public and private, communities and individuals.


This programme in Public Health at the University Putra Malaysia prepares students to handle these challenges through multidisciplinary methods that fuse the latest public health knowledge, rational thinking and decision making, professionalism, ethic and collaboration. The Master of Public Health offered by Universiti Putra Malaysia will definitely assist students in their attempt to improve the health of the population. 

The programme covers all major disciplines in public health medicine such as epidemiology, medical statistic, health services management, health promotion, family health, environmental medicine and occupational medicine.

This programme seeks to produce medical and health professionals who have strong foundation in the broad field of public health medicine, as well as adequate training and preparation to take up speciality and/or sub speciality discipline of their own choice.

Teaching methods:

  • Lecture/Classes
  • Student-centered-learning
  • Hands-on training at the government clinics, hospitals and health institutions
  • Visitation
  • Case and case report
  • Seminar
  • Research and dissertation writing
  • Learning Opportunity

Programme Structure

Curriculum Structure

  • Coursework and assessment of courses in Public Health Medicine
  • Practical Training of Public Health
  • Elective and elective assessment of Public Health Medicine
  • Dissertation and dissertation assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant should possess a Medical Degree (MD) or Medical Bachelor and Bachelor of Surgeri (MBBS or MBBCh) or other equivalent medical degree from UPM or other local or international universities approved by the Senate, and
  • Applicant must be registered with the Malaysian Medical Council and has a valid Annual Practising Certificate.
  • International applicants are required to submit relevant equivalent documents for approval by the Senate 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4252 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4252 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

19,100  RM for national students.

29,200 RM  for international students.


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