Credits, Duration & Medium

SEMESTER / YEAR

NAME OF SUBJECT

CREDITS

FIRST PROFESSIONAL YEAR - (All Core Courses)
FIRST SEMESTER Foundations of Public Health 1
Basic Epidemiology 3
Basic Biostatistics 3
Introduction to Population Dynamics 1
Computer Applications in Public Health 1
Foundations of Qualitative Research 3
Introduction to Environmental Health 3
Aspects of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health 1
Health Systems Analysis 2
  18
SECOND SEMESTER Research Process Part I 2
Reproductive Health 2
Child Health Programmes and Interventions 2
Applied Epidemiology & Biostatistics 3
Communicable and Non-Communicable Disease Control 2
Health Promotion 3
Health Systems Management 3
Health Planning 3
  20
SECOND PROFESSIONAL YEAR - (Core [c] as well as Elective* [e] Courses)
THIRD SEMESTER Research Process Part II [c]* 1
Community Based Reproductive Health Interventions [e]* 3
Health Care Financing [e]*  
Applied Nutrition [e]* 3
Hospital Management [e]*  
Occupational Health [e]* 3
Health Policy [e]*  
Workforce Planning (HRH) [e]* 3
Workforce Management (HRH) [e]* 3
Strategic Human Resource for Health (HRH) [e]* 3
Research Project and Dissertation [c]* 1
  20
FOURTH SEMESTER Practicum (On-the-job Assignment) 2
  2
 
TOTAL CREDITS
80

The credits per semester differ as the division of time for lectures and practical work for different courses varies. However, the maximum number of lectures/contact hours and practical work is constant per semester (approximately 500 hours).

* Three out of nine elective courses need to be taken. Those students who opt the HRH elective (Student has to opt for HRH Package, who want to take up HRH electives) courses will pay the fee at the par of fee structure of Queen Margaret University, England.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for DPT program will be purely in the English language