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Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Public Health

The MPH programme integrates theory with practice, enabling graduates to tackle contemporary public health issues. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in the core competencies of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental/ occupational health & infectious diseases, health promotion & social behavior, and health policy & management. Students will be trained in professional skills required to assume leadership roles in public health-related careers.

  • Master of Public Health (Full-time)

  • Master of Public Health (Part-time)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

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Master of Public Health Programme Accreditation

The Master of Public Health programme has been accredited by the Agency for Public health Education Accreditation (APHEA) in 2023.


APHEA is an accreditation body stemmed from a collaboration between the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Its accreditation/validation is globally recognized and multiple public health institutions and programmes around the world have been APHEA accredited/validated.


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Epidemiology & Biostatistics


The courses aim to provide comprehensive training in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical and health research and to interpret and use findings from such studies for patient care and policy making. We also teach students how to write professional reports and scientific research papers. Since there are emphases on clinical epidemiology and interpretation of epidemiological research results, the courses are also particularly useful for those who wish to master critical appraisal skills for evidence-based medicine.

The Postgraduate Diploma programme offers the essentials of both epidemiology and biostatistics, whereas the Diploma programme allows more flexibility and only requires students' attendance in either epidemiology or biostatistics courses. The Master of Science (MSc) programme extends learning to a broader range of topics and involves more in-depth discussions. MSc students are also required to conduct a research project independently under the supervision of a faculty member and produce a thesis of publishable standard before graduation. We also encourage and support student's application for research grant. Some students’ work have been published in prestigious medical journals, such as Lancet, Cancer, and Chest.

  • ​Master of Science in Epidemiology & Biostatistics (Full-time)

  • Master of Science in Epidemiology & Biostatistics (Part-time)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Health Services Management

Master of Science in Health Services Management programme is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry and practice concerned with the delivery, quality and costs of healthcare for individuals and populations. 

  • Master of Science in Health Services Management (Part-time)


Last Updated: 24 June 2020

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