Master of Public Health

This is a full time programme that prepares medical doctors for the Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) degrees. On successful completion of the first year programme the candidate is awarded the Master of Public Health degree. During the following three years the programme prepares the graduates for the Dr PH degree. Guidance will be provided by experienced, dedicated and qualified lecturers to ensure that the candidates are kept in touch with innovative, up to date developments in public health-related issues and community based developments.


Facilities and Resources
To support your study, the university provides various facilities and resources:
  • Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Rahman Ya'kub (PeTARY)
  • Computing facilities


The MPH programme is divided into two components, each defining a specific functional area of study. The components are : Core and Research Project. The core component contains core courses which are compulsory for all students of Master of Public Health. The courses provide background knowledge and skills in public health which are required for any public health expert.

The Research Project component comprises a series of research related courses and a research project. The project requires students to demonstrate and present a critical approach to specific issues of public health matters. To complete the MPH programme, a candidate must accummulate 34 credit hours of Core Components, and 6 credit hours of Research Project.

The degrees awarded are : MPH ( General ) - 1 year


Malaysian student RM 8,596.00
International student RM 21,800.00

Fees include administrative, tuition and course materials for the duration of the programme. Further payment will be required if the students extend their studies.


Dr Ayu Akida Abdul Rashid

MPH Programme Coordinator
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300 Kota Samarahan,
Tel : +(60-82) 267527
Email : araakida@unimas.my 
Website:  http://www.fmhs.unimas.my/
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300, Kota Samarahan,
Sarawak, Malaysia
Email : corporate@unimas.my
Tel : +60 82 58 1000

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