Graduate programme in Public Health 2013 UKZN

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Discipline of Public Health is offering a Graduate Programme, aimed at producing health professionals who are change agents in the field of public health.

The Programme consists of a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health and a Masters of Public Health, which emphasizes competence in, and the application of public health skills and knowledge in the work place.

Eligibility Criteria:

An appropriate four-year bachelors or honours degree. Additional selection criteria are applied.

Structure of Programme:

The curriculum is fully modularised, comprising of core, specialist and elective modules. Each module is examined separately. The qualifications are only offered on a part-time basis, with each module requiring an initial 2-3 days face-to-face contact at the beginning of the semester, and subsequent 2-3 days later in the semester.

Specialisation fields:

Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health Services Management; and Reproductive, Adolescent and Child Health.

Closing Date for Applications: 30 September 2012

For more information: Mr Sbonelo Duma Tel: 031-260 4508 Email:

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