I would like to do a Master of Public Health. Which universities offer this degree?

A lot of universities offer a MPH in South Africa. However, the specialisation tracks might differ, as well as the delivery (teaching and/or research based). So it is important to see what options there are before deciding where to apply.

10 responses to I would like to do a Master of Public Health. Which universities offer this degree?

  1. good day i would like to register for masters in public health but it seems like most schools are closed for registration already. can you kindly provide me with one academy that is still open for registration please.

  2. hello, I am Cameroonian graduate in medicine and i would like to study for a masters in public health, specifically in Clinical epidemiology. I would like to have some guiding information about coming to South Africa as a study destination. Thanks very much.

    • Dear Njuma, Many universities in South Africa offer an MPH, but I only know of one that offers one in Clinical Epidemiology. See this link Kind regards, Annette

      • Thank you very much for the reply. I’ll check out the link right away.
        Please I’ll like to know, in your opinion, would you advice someone to take on am MPH or am MSc as is my case given that I wish to stay more focused with clinical medicine? Thanks in advance.

  3. Hello i have degree in B Social Work and currently doing PGD in HIV and AIDS Management. I never worked before and I would like to do MPH when i finish my PGD. do i qualify to do MPH?

    • Dear Dzunisani, You would need to check the requirments directly with the university you would like to study as these might slightly differ. In general they will probably require a bachelor + honours degree in a health related field (with some work experience possibly). Regards, Annette

  4. Hello I have a degree and honors degree in biochemistry and biology, I would like to know if it’s possible for me to do MPH as I do not have experience in public health.

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