MSc in Public Health (Global Health)

Be a Healthcare Expert

Intake starts in March, October


Full-time, 1 - 2 years
Part-time, 2 - 4 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, October
Academic Calendar
Available to International and Domestic students.


Is a Masters in Public Health for You?

Embarking on a Masters in Public Health (Global Health) at UoC is a step towards becoming a key player in shaping global health outcomes.

Ideal for those committed to advancing public health, this programme is specifically designed to nurture leaders and innovators in the field. It's well-suited for health professionals, policy makers, and anyone with a vested interest in public health dynamics.

The programme blends rigorous academic training with a practical approach, empowering you to tackle health challenges on a global scale and make lasting contributions to community health and policy.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Graduates of the Masters in Public Health programme can anticipate rewarding careers as:

  • Lecturers in Public Health
  • Public Health Researchers
  • Programme Managers in Public Health/Global Health

Course Structure

Course Description

Our Master of Public Health (Global Health) programme covers basic public health core disciplines, focusing on three aspects namely:

  • Health management
    • Monitoring disease prevalence, data analysis, risk management and communication.
  • Healthcare delivery improvement
    • Evaluation, planning and service delivery
  • Health protection
    • Responses to infectious diseases and other hazards

Other than that, the programme also covers topics such as healthcare legislation, disaster relief management, community health and the effect of climate change on health and illness.

Specifically designed for healthcare practitioners and those in related fields, our programme is suited for medical doctors, researchers, nurses, health planners, other allied health professionals, safety and health officers, as well as anyone with a strong interest in developing a critical understanding of the key issues within health and medicine, health policy and health planning.

Note: Malaysian Medical Officers and Doctors taking this programme will have to continue with their PhD/DrPH before they are eligible to apply for gazettement as a Public Health Specialist as outlined in Malaysia’s National Specialist Register (NSR)

Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals

This Masters in Public Health programme significantly contributes to the following SDGs:

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being - By enhancing knowledge and skills in disease prevention, health promotion, and wellness.

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure - Through fostering innovation in healthcare systems and infrastructure.

SDG 13: Climate Action - By understanding and addressing the health impacts of climate change.

Course structure

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Family Health
  • Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Healthcare Management
  • Research Methodology
  • International Health Legislation
  • Sustainable Development and Urban Health
  • Disaster Response and Management
  • Health Security
  • Climate Change and Health
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Healthcare Financing and Universal Health Coverage
  • Research Project

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Our faculty comprises experienced professionals in public health who deliver the programme through:

  • Engaging Lectures
  • Interactive Tutorials
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Field Work

On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state of the art facilities.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Off Campus Learning

Learning will also take place in real-world scenario where students are posted at the hospitals, clinics and sometimes industry.

By enrolling in the Masters in Public Health at UoC, students embark on a journey to become influential public health leaders, equipped to address complex health challenges and contribute meaningfully to the health and well-being of communities globally.

Entry Requirement



Working experience
Bachelor's Degree Level

Bachelor’s degree (Level 6 MQF) or equivalent not meeting CGPA 2.50 in the relevant field can be accepted subject to minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field; OR

Other Equivalent Qualifications

any other equivalent qualifications (Level 6 MQF) recognised by the Malaysian Government / University Senate; AND

English Proficiency Requirement

For Malaysian Students: Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with minimum Band 4.

For International Students Only

Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 (written) or 80 (internet); OR International Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score of 6.0; OR equivalent.

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
Create Account
Create an account in Student System
Complete your documentations
Choose your programme
Upload your documents
Submit your application

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