Master Of Public Health

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Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master Of Public Health

Duration of Study: 7 Weeks

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements

The admission requirements for this programme will adhere to the University of Johannesburg’s Admission and Selection Policy which is current at the time of the registration for this programme.

The admission process is the first step towards advancing your career. Below are the minimum requirements for applying and a list of the required documents you will need when you submit your application for the Master of Public Health 100% online programme.

Admission requirements:

A Health-related qualification at NQF Level 8 such as Environmental Health, Public Health, MbChB, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Nursing, or other related equivalent qualification. Non-South African students need to apply to SAQA for verification of the equivalence of the entry qualification; AND
An average of 65% for the NQF Level 8 qualification; AND
A minimum of five years’ work experience in the field of Public Health, Environmental Health, and/or Occupational Health and Safety, of which three years must be in a Management position.
Applications from persons with equivalent qualifications will be considered by a constituted status committee in line with the University’s and Faculty’s regulation.

Required documentation:

  • A certified academic record and a certified copy of highest qualification obtained.
  • An updated and detailed CV.
  • Evidence of NQF Level of highest qualification
  • Proof of work experience.
  • A motivation letter.
  • A general referee report from a colleague or a recommendation letter.
  • SAQA evaluation for non-South African qualifications
  • The international equivalence of qualifications will be specified in the Prospectus.

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