Intakes

April, July & October

Course Location​

Perdana University, Wisma Chase Perdana, Damansara Heights, KL

Approval Code​​

MQA Code: JPT/BPP (N/720/7/0087) (MQA/FA4970) 10/27

Course Duration

Full-time I 1.5 years
Part-time I 2-2.5 years

Course Mode

Full-Time & Part-Time

About the programme

Public health refers to all organized measures (whether public or private) to prevent diseases, promote health, and prolong life among the population as a whole. Its activities aim to provide conditions in which people can be healthy and focus on entire populations, not on individual patients or diseases. (Source: World Health Organization)

Bachelor’s Degree related health

CGPA of 2.50 or CGPA below 2.50 with at least 5 years of working experience
in a relevant field

English Language Requirements

Local Students
MUET score of at least band 3

International Students
IELTS score of at least 5.0 or TOEFL score of at least 500

  • Academia
  • International Health Organisations
  • Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Researcher
  • Health related organisations in private (Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas) and Government Sectors
  • As a stepping stone to pursue a PhD in Public Health

Core Modules

  • Foundations of Family and Public Health
  • Introduction to Biostatics
  • Health Promotion and Behaviour Change
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Research Proposal Development
  • Research Report Writing
  • Elective modules

Elective Modules

  • Environmental health
  • Occupational Health
  • Industrial and Environmental Toxicology
  • Occupational Safety
  • Occupational Safety and Health Legislation
  • Occupational Safety and Health Management
  • Observational Epidemiology
  • Interventional Epidemiology
  • Clinical Epidemiology

Candidate must complete all the 10 core modules including Research Methodology, 2 elective modules and a Management Project

 

  • Public Health Programme with an Occupational Health Focus
  • Packaging (with Doctor of Medicine and MBA programmes)
  • Provides for an Industrial Attachment (Local and Home Country)
  • Reasonable fees