PhD Public Health (Three Years Program)

The Doctoral level of training in public health at IPH&SS-KMU will develop a team of experts who will be trained to assess the practical problems of the country and conduct quality research for finding solutions to those problems and incorporating the changes through a sound health policy for better health of the people.

Aim and Objectives

The main aim of this PhD program is to produce a trained team of experts with best level of skills in research and academia in the field of public health to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong life among the population as a whole.

The objectives of the PhD in Public health program will be to 

  • Develop trained human resource in research skills and methodology in the field of public health;
  • Conduct quality and credible research in the field of public health; 
  • Develop leadership for academic, research and service sectors of public health.

Program Structure and Evaluation

The PhD program will require additional PhD level course work of at least 18 credit hours followed by a comprehensive examination at the end of course work as per HEC criteria. Upon success in the comprehensive exam, the candidate will follow his/her research work leading to submission and defense of thesis and if successful the award of PhD degree.

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This program is taught at

Institute of Public Health, Hayatabad, Peshawar