M.Phil. On Campus

Social Sciences in Health

Jawaharlal Nehru University

24 months
2200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a master degree in Social Sciences in Health at Jawaharlal Nehru University. 


The Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health (CSMCH) was established in 1971 in order to shape, and to provide academic content, to the discipline of public health, making it relevant to the situation in India. 

Key Features 

  • All courses in the Social Sciences in Health programme from Jawaharlal Nehru University have an interdisciplinary content covering areas such as organization of health services, national health programmes, epidemiology, nutrition, maternal and child health, communicable diseases, research methodology, health systems research, community health nursing and various concepts and methods in social sciences relevant for public health. 
  • The course work includes exposure to field work in both urban and rural areas and attempts to develop capacities for critical analysis using qualitative and quantitative data. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Community Health and Its Organization in India
  • Research Methodology
  • Social Science Issues in Community Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Nutrition and Maternal and Child Health
  • Social Sciences: Towards an Integrated Approach

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students with a Master’s degree in social sciences and other allied subjects such as sociology, economics, history, social work, anthropology, psychology, nutrition, public administration etc. (with a minimum of 55 per cent or equivalent grades) are eligible for admission to M.Phil. programme. 
  • Admission is based on a national level entrance examination followed by an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • 216 RS - national 


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