NUS School Of Public Health Courses Offered

By | June 22, 2017

NUS School Of Public Health Courses Offered

MINOR IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Pass at least 24 MCs of the following modules, which include:

ESSENTIAL MODULES (12 MCs)

1. GEK1900/ GEH1049 Public Health in Action

2. SPH2101 Public Health and Epidemiology

3. Any of the following modules

    • BN2102 Bioengineering Data Analysis
    • DSC2008 Business Analytics – Data and Decisions
    • EC2303 Foundations for Econometrics
    • PL2131 Research and Statistical Methods I
    • PR1142 Pharmaceutical Statistics
    • PR2103 Pharmacostatistics
    • SC3209 Data Analysis in Social Research
    • ST1131 Introduction to Statistics
    • ST1232 Statistics for Life Sciences
    • ST2334 Probability and Statistics

ELECTIVE MODULES (12 MCs)

1. A minimum of 4 MCs from each of the following baskets

    • Determinants
    • Approaches and Methods

2. A minimum of 8 MCs at level-3000

DETERMINANTS
SPH2102 Lifestyle, Behaviour and Public Health
SPH2104 Public Health Nutrition
SPH2201 Health of the Poor in Asia
SPH3103 Public Health Economics
SPH3104 Infectious disease epidemiology and public health
ENV2103 Environment and Public Health
SC2211 Medical Sociology

APPROACHES AND METHODS
SPH2103 Systems and Policies to improve Health
SPH2105 Introduction to Global Health
SPH2106 Health in the Later Years
SPH2201 Health of the Poor in Asia
SPH3101 Biostatistics for Public Health
SPH3102 Public Health Communication
SPH3103 Public Health Economics
SPH3109 Designing Public Health Programmes
SPH3201 Public Health Practice
PR3144 Principles of Research Methods

Note: SPH2201 Health of the Poor in Asia and SPH3103 Public Health Economics may be used to fulfil the requirements of either Determinants OR Approaches or Methods, but not both. It can be only counted once (4 MCs) to fulfil the requirements of the minor.

For an overview of the requirements, please refer here.

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH

STUDENTS ADMITTED IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018 ONWARDS

The programme is offered on a full-time and part-time basis.

An overview of the revised MPH core modules, Occupational Health specialisation and Focus Areas is available here.

STUDENT STATUS DURATION OF STUDIES
Full-time Minimum 12 months to Maximum 2 years
Part-time Minimum 24 months to Maximum 4 years

Study plans for students admitted in Academic Year 2017/2018 onwards are available here.

Programme Requirements

CORE MODULES (24MC) ELECTIVE MODULES (24MC)
SPH5001 Foundations of Public Health (0MC)
SPH5002 Public Health Research Methods (8MC)
SPH5003 Health Behaviour and Communication (4MC)
SPH5004 Introduction to Health Policy and Policy Analysis (4MC)
SPH5005 Practicum (8MC)
SPECIALISATION FOCUS AREAS
  •  Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Policy and Healthcare Delivery
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STUDENTS ADMITTED IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017 AND BEFORE

The MPH programme covers five core areas in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Policy and Administration, Social and Behavioural health, and Environmental and Occupational health.

The programme is offered on a full-time and part-time basis for both medically qualified and non-medical candidates.

DURATION OF STUDIES
STUDENT STATUS
MEDICALLY-QUALIFIED CANDIDATES
NON-MEDICAL CANDIDATES
Full-time Minimum 12 months to Maximum 2 years Minimum 18 months to Maximum 3 years
Part-time Minimum 24 months to Maximum 4 years Minimum 36 months to Maximum 6 years

Study plans for students admitted in Academic Year 2016/2017 and before are available here.

Transitional plans for students with candidature beyond Academic Year 2016/2017 are set out here.

Programme requirements for students enrolled in Academic Year 2016/2017 and before are set out here.