Program Objectives

The MPH program at the Institute prepares individuals with training and experience in diverse fields to apply the public health paradigm as an essential component of their careers. At its base are the core disciplines of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Management. Beyond that the students may concentrate in
other subjects offered in the program. Students will acquire the competencies and skills to enhance the health of human population and assure the conditions for healthy living.
The program opens opportunities to a vast range of health careers. The MPH may be applied to a broad array of population based health concerns. The normal duration of the Master in Public Health will be four semesters.

Eligibility for Admission

  • Admission in the MPH will be purely on merit basis.
  • Proposed Order of Preference

1. Doctors (Degree holders in Medicine/Dentistry) in the following positions or employment:

  • a. Government /Autonomous organizations
  • b. National/International organizations NGOs

2. Medical staff other than the above (i.e. doctors) including paramedical, nursing and other auxiliary staff employed in management positions of the above-given organizations.

3. MA/Post-Graduate Diploma/BA Degree holder, employed in the above positions and having qualifications in areas related to health, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, Mass Communication or Journalism, Social Work and Pharmacy with at least 3 years experience

4. In the case of vacant seats eligible candidates without service experience may also be considered.

Degree Requirements

Each student will have to complete 60 credit hours of course work. This shall include carrying out the terminal research project and writing of the dissertation as well as an oral defense of the same.

Semester Wise Breakup of Courses

Semester 1

S.No
Course cod
Course Title
Credit Hours
1
MPH 501
Public Health
3
2
MPH 503
Epidemiologist
3
3
MPH 506
Health System
3
4
MPH 604
Introduction To Bio-Statistics
3
5
MPH 605
Basic Communication Skills
3
6
MPH 512 Health Management & Information System
3

Semester 2

S.No
Course cod
Course Title Credit Hours
1
MPH 507
Primary Health Care
3
2
MPH 606
Health Policy
3
3
MPH 509
Child Health & Community Pediatrics
3
4
MPH 510
Health Education & Promotion
3
5
MPH 603
Hospital & Personal Management
3
6
MPH 504 Applied Epidemiology
3

Semester 3

S.No
Course cod
Course Title
Credit Hours
1
MPH 601
Health Management & Accounting
3
2
MPH 602
Nutrition
3
3
MPH 502
Occupational Health & Environment Hazarads
3
4
MPH 508
Reproductive Health & Community Obstetrics
3
5
MPH 511
Health Systems Research
3
6
MPH 505 Communicable Disease Control
3

Semester 4

S.No
Course cod
Course Title
Credit Hours
1
MPH 607 Dissertation/Thesis
6

 

Contacts: Enquiries can be made from the office of Program Coordinator or Admissions Office Email: coordinator.mph@imsciences.edu.pk Tel: (+92-91) 9217451/52 & 5861024/25