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Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
The Master of Public Health (MPH) at Qatar University aims to address  the country’s pressing burden of non-communicable diseases and lifestyle-related risk factors, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and road traffic accidents. 
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This epidemiological profile demands an effective public health approach focusing on health promotion, disease prevention, and high quality, evidence-based, effective clinical care. 

Learning outcomes

The Public Health degree at Qatar University is offered in two concentrations; Epidemiology, and Health Systems Improvement, with thesis or non-thesis (practicum & research project) options. The program can be completed in two years for full-time students and four years for part-time students, and a minimum of 42 credit hours are required to complete the MPH.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts and Methods of Epidemiology   
  • Concepts and Methods of Biostatistics     
  • Social and behavioural sciences    

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor level degree or an equivalent degree in a health/public health related field with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of 4.00 or completed a higher degree in a health/public health related field from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association, or by the Ministry of Higher Education or comparable authority in that country.
  • A satisfactory performance in the personal interview with the Admissions Committee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • National and International Students:  2000 QR

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/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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