Master of Public Health
The Master of Public Health programme at the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology was established in 1997. It is currently offered in two campuses: The Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology in Trivandrum, and the Christian Medical College, Vellore.
The MPH Programme is a 24 month full time residential course and has been designed to build understanding, knowledge, skills and attitude for better public health practice and research.
The objectives of the Master of Public Health course are
1.1 Admission Requirements and Procedures
1.1.1 Admission requirements
Medical graduates (MBBS), dental graduates, graduates in veterinary sciences, nursing sciences or students with a postgraduate degree in social sciences, nutrition or allied specialties.
Age: Forty years as on 1st January of the year of the commencement of the course, relaxable in exceptional cases.
1.1.2 Selection procedure
Prospective candidates will be evaluated on the basis of educational qualifications, professional experience relevant to the field of public health, written test and interview.
Selection will be based on educational qualifications, professional experience, assessments made by the sponsoring organizations and a telephonic interview. Students will have to provide certification for proficiency in English if required at the time of selection. Applicants are required to submit two reference letters in sealed envelopes from experts working in the field of public health along with the application form.
1.2 MPH Programme Structure
The programme is modular and runs over a period of 24 months commencing on the 1st of January every year. It is a full time residential course.
The name of modules and credits attached is given below.
All the listed modules are compulsory and a pass in each of the module is mandatory for the award of the degree of MPH.
THE DEPUTY REGISTRAR, Division of Academic Affairs, BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY WING SREE CHITRA TIRUNAL INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY, Poojappura , Trivandrum - 695012, Kerala, India.
Telephone: 91-471-2520440, 2520441 Fax: 91-471-2446433