Public and Tropical Health

Course Phases

The programme is delivered in two streams depending on candidate’s desired specialty:

  1. Public and Tropical Health: General Stream.
  2. Public and Tropical Health: Hospital Management Stream.

Both streams are delivered in 3 semesters Semester 1 & 2 → study (modules) Semester 3 → Research Project

Taught Courses

Semester (1) Credit Hours Semester (2) Credit Hours
Module (1) Concepts of Public Health* 5 Module (1) Disease causation and prevention 7
Module (2) Organisation and Management of Health Care 3 Module (2) Medical sociology – Health Education and Communication Skills 4
Module (3) Health Measurements 4 Module (3) Community Directed of Intervention (CDI) 2
Module (4) Research Methodology 3 Module (4) Health Economics 3
Module (5) Environmental and Occupational Health 3 Module (5) Disaster Management 2
Module (6) Health Promotion and Primary of Health care 4 Module (6) Health Ethics 2
Total 22 Total 20
Semester (3) Credit Hours
Research project: Data collection, analysis, writing up and submission of Dissertation 6
Total 6

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