Doctor of Public Health Program is a full-time program for 3 years or 6 semesters. Each semester runs for 6 months or 24 weeks. The maximum period to graduation is 6 years or 12 semesters.
This program prepares public health professionals as a human resource with expertise in the field of public health. The program also provides an opportunity for public health professionals get special training to enhance their careers and meet the high demand for public and private sector for public health human resource professionals who have the expertise in the field of public health.
As a result, graduates of Doctor of Public Health is able to apply knowledge of public health, research and information technology to solve the problem of public health at the local, national and international levels.
FIRST YEAR consists of two semesters, namely the First Semester and Second Semester. Each semester is 26 weeks.
First Semester, students must enroll in courses:
This course is conducted in two phases: the first phase is for 16 weeks, and the second phase is for 10 weeks
Second semester, students must enroll in courses:
Students will sit for the Comprehensive Examination for the Doctor of Public Health. The implementation of Comprehensive Examination will be coordinated at faculty level or togerther with the Joint Committee on Public Health Malaysia (Malaysia Public Health Conjoint Board).
SECOND YEAR consists of two semesters, namely, Third and Fourth Semester Semester. Each semester is 26 weeks.
Third Semester, students need to enroll in courses:
Fourth Semester, students need to enroll in courses:
THIRD YEAR consists of two semesters, namely, Fifth Semester and Sixth Semester. Each semester is 26 weeks.
Fifth semester, students must enroll in courses:
Sixth semester, students must enroll in courses:
In the sixth semester, students will also submit a dissertation for examination held at the end of the sixth semester.
Students must have appropriate qualifications from a university recognized by UPM, as follows:
Program Coordinator : Dr. Ahmad Azuhairi Ariffin, Department of Community Health
Contact number : 03-89472424
Updated:: 27/03/2019 [sazlina]
Dean's General Office
Level 3, Administration Building,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan.