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Master of Public Health

About the Course

MPH degree is the most widely recognized professional credential for leadership positions in public health. University of South Asia run MPH course which addresses the growing need for well-prepared public health professionals and prepare students with the credentials to serve the people for the development of healthy communities. Graduates of this program will be prepared to evaluate biological, environmental, legal and regulatory factors that affect the health of local and global communities. The students illustrate knowledge and skills from a variety of disciplines to define, assess and ultimately resolve public health problems.

How much will it cost (2016-2017 fees)?

Full programme (one year and four months study): BDT 1,67,484.

How long will it take?

Academic Session for Public Health programs shall extend over a period of 1 year and 4 month (4 semesters).

How often will I need to attend?

A student must attend all the classes. Up to three absences, per course, in a semester may be excused.

What qualification do I need?

Any students having graduate background in any field of Science can participate in this course. Students who want to develop their career in Public Health field can take this course to fulfill their dream.

When and How should I apply?

The University calendar is arranged so that students may start in January, May or September.

What will I be studying?

You are required to complete 4 semesters to obtain 51 Credits. Student will be studying general public health courses with five different ongoing major courses: Epidemiology, Hospital Management, and Reproductive Child Health, Preventive Dentistry, Community Ophthalmology.

How will I be taught?

Face-to-face teaching, lectures and seminars.

How will I be assessed?

Through course assignments and/or in-class tests, plus formal examinations.

What study resources are available?

Access to computer facilities and library

What careers can I go on to?

Public health is a field that offers plenty of job opportunities to suit a variety of wellbeing and skills. Public health professionals work in both the public and private sectors. Public health professionals serve local, national, and international communities. There is a growing need for greater numbers of properly-trained public health professionals at all levels of governmental and non-governmental organizations including international health agencies.

Course Overview

Core Courses





































Major Courses

Course Code

Course Name

Course Code

Course Name

PBH 541

Concepts of Epidemiology

Study Area : Epidemiology

PBH 601

Cultural, Ethical and Communication Perspective of Health

PBH 698

Nutrition Epidemiology

PBH 611

Independent Field Study on Community Diagnosis in Public Health

PBH 646

Cancer Epidemiology

PBH 615

Quantative Research Methods & Data Analysis

PBH 613

Probability, Sampling, Sampling Error

PBH 616

Quantative Research Methods

PBH 614

Regression Analysis, Test of Significance, Statistical Inference

PBH 653

Health Economics and Health Care Financing

PBH 648

Pulmonary TB, Malaria, Dengue and Diarrhea control

PBH 659

Independent Field Study on Management of Public Health

PBH 649

Control of CVD, DM, Road Traffic Accidents, Drug abuse

PBH 669

Independent Field Study on Culture and Human Values in Public Health

Study Area : Hospital Management

PBH 849

Directed Reading Course in Advanced Program and Policy Evaluation

PBH 652

Principle of Management

PBH 859

Directed Reading Course in Strategic Management and the Organization of Health Services

PBH 654

Public Health & Hospital Management

PBH 698


PBH 655

Public Health Ethics and Legislation

PBH 699

Viva Voce

PBH 656

Communication in Health System and in Hospitals


PBH 634

Occupational Health hazards and Occupational Health Safety

PBH 658

Health leadership: role and responsibilities

Study Area : Reproductive Child Health

PBH 671

Concept of Reproductive and Child Health

PBH 678

Population control and use of contraceptives

PBH 676

Growth of Child, child's nutrition

PBH 672

Emergency obstetric care delivery system

PBH 674

Gender Issue in Reproductive Health

PBH 673

Safe Motherhood initiative and component

Study Area : Community Ophthalmology

PBH 691

Introduction to community ophthalmology including epidemiology of blinding eye diseases

PBH 696

Human Resource and Appropriate Technology for Community eye care: Assessing need and resources for eye care

PBH 694

Non-communicable eye diseases: Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, ARMD, refractive error: Its treatment and control

PBH 692

Design and analysis of Epidemiological studies related to eye diseases

PBH 693

Childhood eye diseases and ocular infections and its treatment

PBH 695

Eye care Programmes: How to plan and implement a vision 2020 project

Study Area : Preventive Dentistry

PBH 621

Introduction and Principle of Preventive Dentistry

PBH 622

Preventive of Dental Caries & Peridental Disease

PBH 623

Prevention of Malocclusion & Dental Trauma

PBH 624

Epidemiology, Etiology and Prevention of Oral Cancer


51 Credits