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Public Health Programs

Bachelor of Public Health

The Bachelor of Public Health prepares students to pursue careers in the public, private, or non-profit sector in areas such as public health, environmental health, health administration, epidemiology, nutrition, biostatistics, or health policy and planning.

Program Specification

  • 4 years
  • Minimum of Five (5) "O" level credits or better which must include English Language and Mathematics.
  • Successfully use problem-solving skills to address complex public health problems
  • Effectively and persuasively communicate public health ideas to a target population in written and verbal format using a variety of media
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • Develop expertise in the five areas of public health: social and behavioural sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health services management and policy
  • Analyse determinants of morbidity and mortality
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate small-scale public health interventions
  • Conduct a community needs assessment
  • Act as a resource person in public health
  • Synthesise the tools and principles of public health as applied to a new public health problem