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University of Mauritius

Moka , n/a ,Mauritius

Master of Public Health

This proposed Master of Public Health (MPH) programme aims to provide an in-depth knowledge of public health. It is designed for students who intend to pursue careers in public health practice, management and/or research at local, national and/or supranational levels. It offers a knowledge and skills base in the principles and methods of public health. T

he MPH will have two special areas of focus:

a) The development of quantitative analytical skills for public health, epidemiology and health services research and;

b) Global health initiatives, evaluation and policy making.

On completion of this programme, learners will be expected to:

1. Apply the essential principles of modern biostatistical methods;

2. Use quantitative and qualitative skills in public health practice such as: - public health ethics, - health needs assessment, - health equity audit, - health service/ health policy evaluation, - prevention and early intervention for health risk behaviours including substance misuse, - health intervention planning, - health protection (surveillance and intervention including disaster management) and - application of microeconomics to healthcare;

3. develop skills in the design, analysis, interpretation and critical appraisal of epidemiological and health services research;

4. apply research methods to selected areas of epidemiology and/or health intervention evaluation;

5. develop skills in critical thinking, academic writing and communication;

6. apply their understanding of the epidemiology, etiology and prevention of chronic diseases including mental illness in practical settings;

7. analyze the challenges in global health and approaches to the evaluation of global health initiatives;

8. evaluate emerging epidemics and threats and infectious disease outbreak investigation and response.


  • Aug Deadline: May

Application Processing Time in Days: 10

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For Masters programs, a first honors degree is important with at least upper second class.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 5500 USD
    Annual Cost of Living: 5500 USD
    Application Fee: 50 USD
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