Public health attracts physicians, nurses, those with biological science and sociology, economic, mathematics, business and administration degrees, physicians and nurses, teachers, relief and field workers, policy development specialists, engineers, and others. This degree is a pathway to employment or promotions in government (Ministries, Parliament), private companies, multi-national (WHO, UNICEF, World Bank) and non-governmental agencies and various PhD programs in many fields worldwide. Learn more in the Public Health programme at Nazarbayev University.
There is a growing international demand for MPH graduates. Health-related positions in the United Nations (WHO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNAIDS and others) and unilateral international agencies (USAID) often require or prefer candidates with MPH degrees.
There is a growing need for MPH trained personnel as administrators, researchers and assessment specialists in hospitals and other health institutions. In the private sector pharmaceutical, health insurance and biotechnology companies are hiring public health professionals.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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