Public Health

Course

Public Health

Public health is the science that focuses on protecting and improving the health of people and their environment. This is done by promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting, preventing and responding to infectious diseases. Public health primarily focuses on protecting the health of entire populations.

Course Details

Level of education: Bachelor and Masters Programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 to 4 years

Language of instruction: English

  • With a Degree in Public Health, graduates can pursue careers in federally administered, private and non-profit organizations. There is huge potential for professionals in environmental health, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics and nutritional sectors. Health care is probably one of the fastest growing industries in the world today. Students with this qualification have a bright future ahead of them. Students enrolled in this degree program will be expected to study the following courses:

    Health management,

    Health communication,

    Health psychology,

    Health informatics,

    Disaster management,

    Health and cultural diversity,

    Environmental health,

    Healthcare service systems,

    Epidemiology,

    Laws and policies regarding healthcare services, planning health care as well as the financial aspect of health care administration.

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