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Master in Public Health

Program Overview:

Masters of Public Health is a TWO years degree programme taught in English, spread over Four Semesters and having 60 credit hours, with the objective of producing highly qualified public health specialist able to provide preventive and promotive health services to the community with effective communication and research skills. The Programme is registered with Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC) and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. On campus full time classes are held at the Institute of Public Health and Social Sciences, Khyber Medical University (Phase 5 , Hayatabad Peshawar). 1st ,2nd and 3rd Semesters offer 6 modules each, culminating in a total of 18 credit hours per each semester. 4th semester offers MPH Thesis of six credit hours culminating in a total of 6 credit hours. One credit hour is defined as one hour of contact teaching in a class room setting in a week for 16 weeks in a semester. A three credit hour course translates to three hours of teaching in a class room setting per week in a semester.


Join our PMC & HEC recognised Master in Public Health (MPH) (Morning/ Evening) program to become the leading public health professionals, capable of addressing public health problems pertinent to global, regional, national and local population through latest scientific multidisciplinary approaches.


Sixteen years (16 years) of education in any of the following fields i.e. MBBS/MD/BDS or equivalent qualification (Recognised by PMC), BS Nursing (04 Years) or BSc Post RN (Recognised by PNC), B.Sc. (Prosthetic and Orthotic Sciences), BS Paramedics, BS Vision Sciences, BS Human Nutrition, BSc Physiotherapy (04 Years), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Pharmacy (Pharm-B, Pharm-D)(Recognized by Pharmacy Council), DVM, Masters in Psychology and Social Sciences.


Tracks Available are:

    • General (Morning & Evening)
    • Public Health Nutrition (Evening)
    • Hospital Administration (Morning/Evening)



Institutes offering this Program

  • KMU Institute of Public Health & Social Sciences, IPH&SS