Learn how you can make a valuable contribution to the health and welfare of your community. An ideal Skilled NanoDegree (Public Health Management) programme for students intending a career in disease prevention, surveillance, health promotion, epidemiology and other areas of Public Health.
Programme structure – 75 Credits
Build your understanding of key elements of public health, with an emphasis on community health and development. You examine community and population perspectives on health and disease, and health systems responses. You learn to interpret the patterns of health and disease in populations, and become familiar with behaviours that contribute to health and disease in the community.
The Skilled NanoDegree in Public Health Management emphasizes the role of social, economic, cultural, educational, environmental and other societal factors in the production and maintenance of individual and community wellbeing.
- Video blogs
- Articles and case study reviews
- Individual and group presentations
- MCQs and online quizzes
- Mini research project
- Reports and paper reviews
- Written examinations
- Graduate/Post Graduate degree in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Science, Equivalent degree in Nursing/Allied Health
- MBBS/ BDS/ BAMS/ BHMS/ Diploma in Public Health
- Students in their Final Year of Graduation for the above courses may also apply.
We welcome students from all over the world and consider all applicants on an individual basis.
Please note: applications will be considered on a monthly rolling basis and you will hear back from the School once a decision has been made.
- Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to take a leadership role in public health and tackle complex public health issues.
- Learn to evaluate and assess the health status of communities, anticipate and act to prevent health problems, protect populations from health hazards and promote health and well-being.
- Engage with prominent faculty who share their real-world research, theory and practice experience in the classroom.
- Apply the knowledge, tools and skills you learn in a professional public health setting through the experiential practicum.
In public health, the focus is on populations and communities rather than individual patients. There are a number of career options in research, public or government services or voluntary organisations and non-governmental organisations.
Starting from a common core, students may develop into roles ranging from public health analysts, health services researchers, communicable disease control consultants, environmental epidemiologists, health policy advisors or directors of public health.
BSPHM 1401 Demography & Population Sciences
BSPHM 1402 Communicable & Infectious Diseases
BSPHM 1403 Medical & Health Statistics
BSPHM 1404 Environmental Health & Sustainable Development
BSPHM 1405 Occupational, Industrial and Urban Health
BSPHM 1406 Health Policy, Planning & Economics
BSPHM 1407 Health Systems Development & Management.
BSPHM 1408 Public Health Nutrition
BSPHM 1409 Human Biology & Public Health Chemistry
BSPHM 1410 Health Policy & Leadership in Health Management
BSPHM 1411 Global Challenge - Non-Communicable Disease
BSPHM 1413 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in a Global Context
- Burden of reproductive ill-health
- Contraception, sterilization, population control
- Evolution of the concept of reproductive health and its implications
- Policy and programmes
- Immunization; coverage, factors
- Common morbidities among young children
- Maternal morbidity and mortality
- Early human development and public health implications
BSPHM 1414 Epidemiology