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Admission Procedure - Master of Public Health

Eligibility:

Any graduate in Health Sciences - MBBS, BDS, BVSc, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPharm, BPT, BSc (N), PB BSc (N), BPH, Paramedical Sciences - BSc (MIT), BSc (A&OTT), BSc (MLT), BSc (RT), BSc in Biomedical Science, Veterinary Science, Natural Sciences (any life science), Social Sciences & Social Work, Engineering including Environmental Engineering, Management, Commerce, Humanities or any other degree equivalent thereto, from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Admission Procedure:

Students seeking admission to MPH are required to submit the Admission Enquiry form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission. Eligible students will be selected on the basis of educational qualification, achievements, professional experience relevant to the field of public health and personal interview.

Documents required for admission to MPH

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Degree marks cards of all years (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Internship completion certificate (if applicable) (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Provisional/Degree certificate (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Registration certificate from the respective Statutory Council (if applicable) (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the Board/University of the institution last studied (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Physical fitness and blood group certificate
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

Commencement of course:

The course commences as per the date prescribed by the University, most likely during the second week of August. The exact date will be communicated by the Institution.

Program Structure:

Semester Courses
Semester I Introduction to Public Health Practice
Epidemiology I
Biostatistics
Health Education and Health Promotion
Social and Behavioural Health
Semester II Demography
Public Health Nutrition
Environmental and Occupational Health
Research Methodology
Health policy, Health Economics, and Healthcare Finance
Semester III Public Health Informatics
Women’s health, Child health and Family welfare
Public Health Leadership and Management
Epidemiology II (Infectious & Chronic Diseases)
Health Systems Management and Health Planning
Semester IV Project work
Internship
Non- Credit Course

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • Construct public health initiatives as part of a larger inter-related system of organizations that influence the health of populations at local, national and global levels
  • Apply concepts and theories of behaviour, health systems, communication, and ecological frameworks to design, plan, implement, evaluate, and disseminate health education and health promotion interventions in accordance with community needs, organizational and community goals.
  • Identify public health problems and resolve them by designing and instituting corrective steps and further evaluate their outcome measures.
  • Appraise the current public health challenges and apply evidence-based research strategies to strengthen the health system.
  • Evaluate social, environmental and cultural factors that cause health disparities and accordingly construct appropriate interventions to provide equitable access and financial risk protection to the population.
  • Pursue a selfless and value-driven career in public health by internalizing the values and principles of public health practice with an aim to promote health, prevent diseases and improve the quality of life of the community they serve.
  • Access and utilize components of the health care delivery system in a manner that is appropriate, cost effective, fair and in compliance with the national health programme and policy priorities.
  • Execute the roles and responsibilities of various health agencies with an intent to manage the legal, ethical, economic, and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policies.
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