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DrPH (Family Health) - School of Medical Sciences



What will I learn?

The course aims to produce competent medical officer in the three specialized field of Family Health, Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology. Graduated candidates in this programme will provide professional healthcare service to community and conduct research in public healthcare in the related fields mentioned.

Major: Family Health

Semester I (13 units)

Public Health Epidemiology

Multivariable Analysis

Health Policy and Ethics

Maternal and Perinatal Health

Women’s Health

Semester II (12 units)

Adolescent Health

Men’s Health

Geriatric Health

Child Health

Community Nutrition

Semester III to IV (Year 2 and Year 3) (65 units)

Professional Posting

Research Project and Dissertation

Which department am I in?

School of Medical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (6 semesters)

Tuition fees
Tuition Fees: USD $17,662.50
Start date

October 2023


Health Campus

Universiti Sains Malaysia,



16150, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements accepted: a score of 550 in the TOEFL.

For international students

Applicants should possess the following:

Master of Public Health with CGPA 3.20/4.00 and above; or
Master of Community Medicine

The minimum score for each programme can be vary from the below list, candidates are required to check for each programme requirements.

A minimum score of 40 for TOEFL (Internet-based); or
A minimum of Band 7.5 for TOEFL Essentials (Online); or
A minimum of Band 5 for IELTS; or
A minimum score of 47 for PTE; or
A minimum score of 154 for Cambridge English (CAE/CPE); or
A minimum score of 154 for Linguaskill Online; or
A minimum of Band 3.5 for MUET


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