Master of Public Health.
Keeping in view that Public Health has become an area of great concern world wide, the Institute offers Master of Public Health at Pilani, Rajasthan. The programme is aimed at developing public health administrators with expertise in related areas of community health including disease characteristics, their prevention and control, management in crisis situations, forecast strategic disease prevention policies, quality assurance and regulatory affairs.
This new program aims to impart knowledge to working public health professionals and others who seek to upgrade themselves in the field of health care management and administrative tasks in health care organizations.
Accreditation Status : BITS, Pilani has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade with a CGPA of 3.71 .
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Duration: Two years
Eligibility: Any integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent; M.B.B.S.,BHMS, B.D.S, M.Sc. (Nursing) or their equivalent.
Admission Procedure: Admissions will be made on all-India basis strictly according to merit. Employed / sponsored candidates, working in public health area will be given preference. Short listed candidates will be called for test and interviews to be conducted at Pilani.
Job opportunities :This programme is aimed at developing public health administrators with expertise in related areas of community health including disease characteristics, their prevention and control, management in crisis situations, forecast strategic disease prevention policies, quality assurance & regulatory affairs.
Core courses designed to develop analytical skills and knowledge in key areas of public health. The course work will be conducted high contact classes as well as field training and in field assignment
Apart from intense classroom teaching the course design emphasizes learning through assignments and field trainings. In the first three semesters the field trainings will include structured rotations with specific assignments related to core courses and electives. Field training and a choice of electives will train the students in tackling practical situations in different aspects of Public Health.
In the fourth semester the students will participate in current and ongoing projects for dissertation work either on-campus or off-campus locations, including their place of employment.
Practical training and dissertation work in real field will facilitate career development by providing a window into a particular career opportunity.
Apart from BITS faculty, experts / faculty from collaborating Institutes will be involved in teaching as well as training of the enrolled students.
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