|COURSE DURATION||2 Year|
|COURSE TYPE||Postgraduate programmes|
|LEARNING MODE||Full Time|
A related Bachelor’s Degree OR A related Graduate Diploma at Level 8.
Intake: January / May / September
Course Fee: MVR 4,499 per month (1st year) and MVR 2,499 per month (2nd year)
1. Foundations of Public Health
2. Epidemiology and Disease Control
3. Quantitative Research Methods in Health
4. Health Planning and Evaluation
5. Qualitative Research Methods in Health
|FACULTY / CENTRE||Institute for Research & Innovation (IRI)|
|AWARDING BODY||Villa College|
This programme is designed for health professionals, to develop their skills and knowledge in public health and research. It prepares participants for advancement in the health sector, providing with practical skills in planning and conducting research. The students may come from a variety of fields, including medicine, primary health care, nursing, psychology, physiotherapy, pharmacy, dentistry, biomedical and lab-based sciences, nutrition, occupational therapy, occupational health, environmental health, health promotion, health management, health informatics, and other relevant areas. Graduates may work in a number of fields, including health administration, health protection and health promotion. They may work in the public sector or with non-government organisations, such as the Heart Foundation, the Cancer Council, Red Cross, research institutes, universities and with international bodies like the World Health Organization. This course helps students to pursue a research master’s degree in public health.