Public Health & Tropical Medicine

PROGRAM DURATION

1.5 - 2 Years (Self Paced)
Maximum Allowed Duration: 3 Years
Expected Effort: 10-15 hours/week

Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH)

This Master of Science in Public Health Management is an excellent program conducted by JLI in collaboration with the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy. In this dual degree program you earn an Advanced PG Diploma from JLI and then upgrade it to a full MPH degree from the International Telematic University.

Next Commencement Date

01 SEP

2019

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INTRODUCTION

Why study this program?


Introduction

If you have the zeal to make a meaningful difference in the world we live in, opting for a Masters in Public Health degree (MPH) could be very rewarding. If you hold a commitment to improve the health of people around you, you will discover that studying public health can lead to a range of fulfilling and far-reaching careers.
The Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH) course is an online taught program conducted by James Lind Institute (JLI) in collaboration with the International Telematic University, UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy (Università Telematica Internazionale UniNettuno 'UTIU').
This is a dual degree program conducted in two stages. In the first stage you earn an advanced postgraduate diploma in any of the health specialities like public health research, maternal and child health, tropical medicine, global health, occupational health, environmental health, healthcare management or clinical research. The second stage is the master’s level in public health and includes a dissertation.
Public health is taught at James Lind Institute with an international overview, focusing on the various career pathways in which public health professionals have become indispensable worldwide. Public health professionals often work at national and international levels, as public health leaders and researchers and are key players in developing epidemiological strategies and methods to prevent disease, develop social reforms, and promote health and well-being. A Masters in Public Health degree (MPH) opens up the gateway towards a successful career in the exciting field of Public Health.

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE

What will be taught?


Program Structure

Pathway to earning a Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH) involves 2 stages.

Stage 1: Completion of Advanced PG Diploma

Upon enrollment in this program students will be given a choice to complete any Advanced Postgraduate Diploma from the James Lind Institute. Choosing an Advanced PG Diploma from the healthcare category e.g. Advanced PG Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management; Advanced PG Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Surveillance & Immunization; or Advanced PG Diploma in Public Health Research etc. is preferred but not mandatory.

Stage 2: Upgrade to Masters

Upon completion of Stage 1 the student will be transferred to the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy for pursuing the online Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH).

The university will accept all credits obtained in Stage 1 for progression to masters degree. James Lind Institute will coordinate the transfer process on behalf of the student with the University.

After transfer to the University the student only needs to complete the following 4 modules (against the normal 10 modules) plus dissertation to complete the Master of Science in Public Health Management awarded by the prestigious, International Telematic University, UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy:

- Principles of Public Health (6 Credits)
- Globalization and Public Health Challenges (6 Credits)
- Public Health Systems and Public Health Policies (6 Credits)
- Ethical, Cultural and Behavioural Aspects of Health (6 Credits)
- Dissertation / thesis (24 Credits)

TOTAL CREDITS:

ADVANCED PG DIPLOMA LEVEL (Stage 1): 32
MASTER LEVEL (Stage 2): 90
(Including credits transferred from Stage 1)

MODE OF STUDY: ONLINE

ASSESSMENT

How will I be assessed?


Assessment

Advanced PG Diploma level (Stage 1):

Up to the Advanced PG Diploma level, students will be assessed based on online multiple choice question tests for each lesson, and submission of assignments for each module.

Masters level (Stage 2):

After the student transfers to the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO for upgrade to a Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH), for each study module the student:
- Submits a written essay. This contributes 30% towards the total final grade of the module.
and
- undergoes an oral exam / viva (via teleconferencing) OR a written exam (at a place assigned by the University abroad, or in one of University’ s Technological Poles abroad, or in the Italian Embassy in the country where the student lives). This contributes 70% towards the total final grade of the module.

In addition to the above the student also Submits a dissertation (15000 words). The dissertation topic is finalized with the Master's degree scientific committee only after all applicable study modules have been completed. The dissertation, after it is electronically submitted, is examined orally (via teleconferencing) by professors of the University .

ELIGIBILITY

Am I eligible?


Eligibility

Applicants must hold a first degree (bachelors) or an equivalent recognised academic title. In addition, knowledge of the English language and basic use of computer and internet are required.

Documents Required to Apply:

- Copy of Bachelors Degree
- Copies of university transcripts / marks sheets for each semester/year
- Copy of Passport / National ID card
- TOEFL/IELTS score sheet (NOT Mandatory)

STUDY PROCEDURE

How will I study?


Study Procedure

Up to the Advanced PG Diploma level the study procedure will involve completion of study modules in James Lind Institute's e-Campus that contain audio visual content, interactive documents, videos, podcasts and other multi-media content as may be applicable. A demo of the study materials is available in the elearning section of this website.

In masters level i.e. Stage 2, the university's online learning methodology is followed. The university conducts the online training within the WEB macro-area known as the Didactic Cyberspace. In this area students can access digitized study materials, interact with a guide (professor-tutor) and also access virtual classrooms and a 3D Auditorium where students and professors-tutors interact in the three-dimensional world of UNINETTUNO via voice.

PROGRAM COMPLETION

How will I receive certificates?


Program Completion

Upon completion of the Stage 1, James Lind Institute will issue the Diploma and Transcript within 2 weeks. These are required for progressing to Stage 2 i.e. masters level. The soft copies will be sent to the student via email as soon as available and the originals will be sent via post/courier.

Upon completion of the masters level, the participant can either attend a graduation ceremony and receive the masters degree in the University Campus in Rome, Italy; or if unable to attend can request for the same to be sent via Post/Courier.

INTERNSHIP

Working in Europe


Internship

The University offers to students the optional opportunity to facilitate them in order to spend part of their studies, when they draft their research dissertation project, as interns in a European Union member state. The Internship Program is coordinated by the Organisation Atheneum Liberal Studies..

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Key Program Faculty

Dr. Kyriakos Kouveliotis
Masters Director
Professor - President of Atheneum Liberal Studies
Greece

Dr. Suhail Sayeed
Healthcare Specialist
Bangalore
India

Dr. Loukia Tsaprouni
Master’s Faculty
Senior Research Associate
Imperial College London

Prof. Dr. Nicolas Vernicos
Master’s Faculty
Professor Emeritus University of the Aegean, Greece


About International Telematic University, Rome

The International Telematic University UNINETTUNO (Università Telematica Internazionale UniNettuno - UTIU) is a recognized Italian university and was established by the decree of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, on the 15th of April 2005. The university delivers academic titles having a legal value in Italy, Europe, Mediterranean and other Countries. The Master of Science in Health Management is conducted by the University in English and Greek. “Uninettuno is the only University in the world which has programs offered in six different languages: Italian, English, French, Arabic, Polish and Greek”.


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