Masters of Public Health - Yenepoya Deemed to be University

Academic Curriculum and Credits


2 Years

The Masters of Public Health (MPH) programme aims to transform students into tomorrow's public health graduates who will contribute to improving the public's ability to live healthy and safe lives. Through inter sectoral training, they become a valuable asset in addressing the various facets of development, health and social factors which define and influence our lives. The MPH programme is modular and runs over a period of 24 months with a total of 91 credits. It is a full time on-campus academic program consisting of four semesters. The MPH program utilizes a variety of teaching/learning techniques, including lecture discussions, seminars, journal clubs, collaborative learning, group discussions, workshops, case studies, participant assignments, hands- on training, visits to organizations of public health interest, field work, practicum, field projects etc.

The program is run in association with Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health ( ECIPH) at Mangaluru where heavy emphasis is given to practical based learning and industry requirements. The Edward & Cynthia Institute of Public Health is the Advanced Technical Cooperation Center with Yenepoya Deemed to be University.

Students are given opportunity to pursue international exchange programmes and can travel to countries of their choice.

There are 3 specializations which include:

  • Epidemiology
  • Maternal and child health
  • Disaster Management & climate action


  • The 2-year, full-time Masters of Public Health program starts from August. Applications for the batch are taken on first cum first basis and candidates who delay are wait-listed. Hence candidates are expected to reserve their admission at the earliest as limited intake exists and there is a huge demand for the course at our University because of its international nature.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • To be eligible, Graduation in any one of the following from any institution recognized by responsible council wherever applicable and is affiliated to Yenepoya Deemed to be University or from any other university established under law considered equivalent thereto by Yenepoya Deemed to be University or UGC approved Universities in India, or any other foreign universities around the world having completed bachelors in medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy, AYUSH, allied health sciences, Arts, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Management, journalism, sociology, biostatistics, psychology, nutrition studies, demography, anthropology, population studies or any other stream. The candidate shall have obtained permanent registration from the respective state or central council wherever applicable. The candidate shall have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate of marks in all the years of university examination of degree course. In case of SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum marks shall be 45%.
  • International students must get in touch in advance to reserve their admissions and complete formalities.

What makes our MPH Program unique:

  • 2-year full-time program
  • International Exchange opportunities
  • Assured placements
  • In person training with customized guidance & global mentoring
  • Direct hands-on training
  • Field visits to strategic locations of importance
  • Interaction & association with world renowned leaders

What you achieve at the end of 2 years with us:

  • Industry recognition
  • 100% placement assistance worldwide
  • Published papers
  • Written chapters in books
  • World wide networking
  • Publish policy briefs
  • Achieved notability in the public health sector

Chief Coordinator of the Programme:

Dr. Edmond Fernandes,
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Telephone: +91-9449776824

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