Abbreviation FT / PT
MPH FT / PT

The Master of Public Health is a broadly based graduate training programme designed to prepare physicians, dentists, nurses, other health professionals, medical and health researchers and policy analysts to identify and analyse contemporary health and healthcare issues in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific.

MPH coursework equips graduates with requisite theoretical and practice-based skills. The Capstone and Practicum rounds out this learning with a unique opportunity to demonstrate professional skills and competencies in public health practice. On graduation, MPH candidates are prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary for a competent public health practitioner.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year)

Part Time (two years)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the curriculum leading to the Master of Public Health, a candidate shall:
(a) comply with the General Regulations;
(b) comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
(c) hold a Bachelor's degree with honours or the degrees of MBBS of this University, or another qualification of equivalent standard from this University or from another University or comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
(d) satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to higher degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b); and
(e) satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

Advanced standing may be granted to a candidate who has successfully completed one or more courses in the Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health curricula subject to the following conditions:
(a) such course(s) should be completed no more than 5 years prior to the candidate's commencement of the Master of Public Health curriculum;
(b) such course(s) should be appropriate for the Master of Public Health concentrations the candidate has applied for; and
(c) advanced standing for up to 9 credits may be granted.

Programme Admissions Advisor
Mr Vincent Si / Miss Shirley Chow
Tel: 3917 9140
Fax: 2855 9528
Email: mphsph@hku.hk

Contacts
Tel: 3917 9140
Website: http://mph.sph.hku.hk

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