Master of Public Health which is also known as MPH is 1 year program but it can also be extended up to 2 years. This program is of Institute of Medicine (IOM), Tribhuvan University (T.U). Generally, this course begins from the second of Baisakh (mid of April) each year and the final examination takes place in the month of Chaitra (mid- of March). MPH of TU comprises of 10 papers and 100 marks are allocated for each paper. First semester which is of three months’ time period contains first four papers i.e. 1 to 4. Paper 5 to 7 is in the curriculum of second semester which is of 3 months’ time period as well. Paper 9 and 10 are Health Systems Management and Dissertation respectively. Third and fourth semesters will be dedicated for proposal development, data compilation, examination and report writing. Academic activities range from lectures of expert to dissertation and many more. The ten papers that should be studied are Epidemiology, Bio-statistic and Computer Application of health, Environmental, Disease Control, Medical Sociology, Anthropology and Population Studies, Family and Primary health Care, Research Methods in Sciences, Systems management and Dissertation, Health Promotion and education.
Below is the list of colleges for Master in Public Health program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.
The objectives of MPH program are as follows:
Admission criteria by Tribhuvan University (T.U):
The experts are engaged in activities like public safety, protecting from illness, and promote wellness at the public level. Public health professionals can choose to work as epidemiologists, bio-statisticians, environmental specialists, program administrators, and much more. The MPH graduates can work in the sectors like nutrition and weight management, exercise and fitness center, public safety, maternal and child health care centers, chronic disease prevention centers, emergency preparedness ward, global care, infectious disease prevention center, mental care, etc. The scope and practice of this degree is increasing and it is certain to be one of the most fruitful fields in the days to come. The graduates of MPH are not only valued nationally but they are also given equal importance in the international market.