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MSc in Public and Tropical Health

Dr Hanan Tahir

Programme Coordinator
  • Email: hanan.tahir@umst-edu.sd
  • Phone: +249-183-224175

MSc in Public and Tropical Health


Why study with us
In view of the need for the specialization in Public & Tropical Health and the importance of augmenting the appreciable efforts of the governmental institutes, coupled with the evergrowing number of donors and nongovernmental organizations, UMST in 2002 has launched a high standard M.Sc. degree course in Public and Tropical Health, developed for candidates from a wide range of professions. With the remarkable success in this field, the Public and Tropical Health programmes spanned to include the following postgraduate studies:
1. MSc in Family Medicine, launched in June 2013
2.MSc in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases jointly, launched in October 2009
3.Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine, launched in April 2009
4.Postgraduate Diploma in HIV/AIDS, launched in May 2008
5.Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology and Biostatistics , launched in October 2007
Entry requirements:
For M.Sc. in Public Health Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Sciences, from a recognized university.
Bachelor’s degree (with honors) in Science, Public Health, or Medical Laboratory Sciences, from a recognized university Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Social Sciences and other related subjects are also eligible, on condition that candidates should have satisfactory background in the field of Public Health.