|Programme Name||Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (Quota Based)|
The programme aims to graduate students who will be able to apply statistical and epidemiological methods to a range of public health issues occurring among pacific populations, demonstrate specialist knowledge and skills in a selected area of study chosen from Applied epidemiology, Health promotion or Health Service Management, Evaluate the integrity and comparability of data and identifies gaps in data sources and apply ethical principles to the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of data and information.
1. An undergraduate degree in BPH or any health-related bachelor’s degree e.g. Humanities, Sociology, Medicine, Health Research, Climate Change, Environmental Health, Dietetics & Nutrition, Health Promotion, Health Service Management and other Science fields) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or two (2) years’ work experience if GPA is less than 3.0. 2. Applicants may also be admitted to these postgraduate programmes who may not meet the requirement on the years of continuous education progression, but who are able to demonstrate their ability to succeed in programmes at these levels on the basis of their maturity, work experience or prior learning. The Dean may require such an applicant to sit for any specific or general examination as a pre-requisite for any such enrolment or may restrict enrolment only to certain prescribed courses that must be passed to progress further (UASR 2017). 3. A PG Certificate in Public Health or any health-related postgraduate certificate degree; or 4. Students who have completed a postgraduate level course (or courses) in public health or health promotion and have not been awarded with a qualification, within the 5 years prior to enrolment, shall be considered for a pass in an entrance/general exam to be eligible for enrolment into the programme. 5. Students who have not completed the PGDPH within the timeframe but were enrolled into previous programme document may apply for Credit Transfer and continue with the new programme document. 6. Applicants must complete the prescribed Postgraduate application form and may be submitted either electronically or in hardcopy to CMNHS Academic Office. 7. All admissions into the PGDPH shall be endorsed by the HOD before it can be endorsed by the HOS of the SPHPC, CMNHS.
|Programme Type||Postgraduate Diploma|
|Credit Points Required||120|
|Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD)||$12,978.00|
|Estimated Tution Fees - Regional||$12,978.00|
|Core Units||Offered In|
|EPI834 - Biostatistics, Data Management and Analysis||Semester 1,2|
|EPI831 - Applied Epidemiology||Semester 1,2|
|PBH803 - Pacific Public Health||1,2|
|PBH804 - Health Project Planning & Development||Semester 1,2|
|PBH805 - Pacific Vulnerable Population’s Health||Semester 1|
|HSM817 - Analysing Health Policy, Process, and Power||Semester 2|